Estate Duty (Inventory of Estates).

Oral Answers to Questions — Gold Standard. – in the House of Commons on 3rd March 1927.

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Photo of Mr James Couper Mr James Couper , Glasgow Maryhill


asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he proposes, in connection with the collection of Estate Duties, to introduce into England and Wales the same system as obtains in Scotland, by which an inventory of the estate accompanies any grant of representation?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply which I gave him to a question on this subject on the 17th February, and to which I am unable to add anything at the present time.

Photo of Sir Frank Meyer Sir Frank Meyer , Great Yarmouth

May I ask the right hon. Gentleman if he will bear in mind that the inhabitants south of the Tweed still desire to retain a few of their individual customs and characteristics?