Fiscal Policy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 10th December 1931.

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Photo of Mr Frederick Cocks Mr Frederick Cocks , Broxtowe

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asked the Prime Minister whether he intends to set up a permanent non-political commission to examine the question of tariffs?

Photo of Mr Ramsay Macdonald Mr Ramsay Macdonald , Seaham

I would refer the hon. Member to the answer which I gave on Monday last in reply to questions by my hon. and gallant Friends the Members for Wycombe and the Isle of Wight.

Photo of Mr Frederick Cocks Mr Frederick Cocks , Broxtowe

Is the right hon. Gentleman not aware that that referred to another Commission, to draw up a scientific tariff? This is to examine the question of tariffs.

Photo of Mr Ramsay Macdonald Mr Ramsay Macdonald , Seaham

My answer was a general one.