Customs Duties in Respect of Foreign Discrimination.

– in the House of Commons on 9th February 1932.

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Motion made, and Question put, That—

  1. (i) there shall in addition to any other duties of customs be charged, in accordance with She provisions of this Resolution, on the importation into the United Kingdom of any goods to which this Resolution applies, such duties of customs as are hereinafter mentioned;
  2. (ii) the goods to which this Resolution shall apply shall be goods of any class or description to which the Board of Trade may by order apply the provisions for giving effect to this Resolution contained in any Act of the present Session, as being goods produced or manufactured in any foreign country which discriminates in respect of the importation into that country of goods produced or manufactured in the United Kingdom (including

the Isle of Man), the Channel Islands, any colony or any territory which is under His Majesty's protection or in respect of which a mandate is being exercised by the Government of the United Kingdom, as against the United Kingdom (including the Isle of Man), the channel Islands, that colony or that territory; (iii) The duties to be charged by virtue of any such order as aforesaid in respect of any goods—

  1. (a) Shall be such duties as may be specified in the order not exceeding one hundred per cent. Of the value of the goods; and
  2. (b) may be charged by reference to value, to weight, to measurement, or to quantity, as may be provided in the order."—[Mr.N. Chamberlain.]

The Committee divided: Ayes, 421; Noes, 68.

Division No. 53.]AYES.[11.45 p.m.
Acland-Troyte, Lieut.-ColonelBurnett, John GeorgeDixon, Rt. Hon. Herbert
Adams, Samuel Vyvyan T. (Leeds, W.)Burton, Colonel Henry WalterDonner, P. W.
Agnew, Lieut.-Com. P. G.Cadogan, Hon. EdwardDoran, Edward
Albery, Irving JamesCaine, G. R. Hall-Dower, Captain A. V. G.
Alexander, Sir WilliamCampbell, Edward Taswell (Bromley)Drewe, Cedric
Allen, Sir J. Sandeman (Liverp'l, W.)Campbell, Rear-Adml. G. (Burnloy)Duckworth, George A. V.
Allen, Lt.-Col. J. Sandeman (B'k'nh'd.)Campbell-Johnston, MalcolmDugdale, Captain Thomas Lionel
Alien, William (Stoke-on-Trent)Caporn, Arthur CecilDuggan, Hubert John
Amery, Rt. Hon. Leopold C. M. S.Carver, Major William H.Duncan, James A. L. (Kensington, N.)
Anstruther-Gray, W. J.Cassels, James DaleDunglass, Lord
Apsley, LordCastlereagh, ViscountEady, George H.
Aske, Sir Robert WilliamCastle Stewart, EarlEastwood, John Francis
Astbury, Lieut.-Com. Frederick WolfeCautley, Sir Henry S.Eden, Robert Anthony
Astor, Maj. Hn. John J. (Kent, Dover)Cayzer, Sir Charles (Chester, City)Edge, Sir William
Astor, Viscountess (Plymouth, Sutton)Cazalet, Thelma (Islington, E.)Edmondson, Major A. J.
Atholl, Duchess ofChalmers, John RutherfordEdnam, Viscount
Bailey, Eric Alfred GeorgeChamberlain, Rt. Hon. Sir J. A. (Birm., W)Elliot, Major Rt. Hon. Walter E.
Baldwin, Rt. Hon. StanleyChamberlain, Rt. Hn. N. (Edgbaston)Ellis, Robert Geoffrey
Baldwin-Webb, Colonel J.Chapman, Sir Samuel (Edinburgh, S.)Elliston, Captain George Sampson
Balfour, George (Hampstead)Chorlton, Alan Ernest LeofricElmley, Viscount
Balfour, Capt. Harold (I. of Thanet)Chotzner, Alfred JamesEmmott, Charles E. G. C.
Balniel, LordChristie, James ArchibaldEmrys-Evans, P. V.
Banks, Sir Reginald MitchellClarke, FrankEntwistle, Cyril Fullard
Barclay-Harvey, C. M.Clarry, Reginald GeorgeErskine, Lord (Weston-super-Mare)
Barrie, Sir Charles CouparClayton Dr. George C.Erskine-Borst, Capt. C. C. (Blackpool)
Bateman, A. L.Clydesdale, Marquess ofEssenhigh, Reginald Clare
Beaumont, M. W. (Bucks., Aylesbury)Cobb, Sir CyrilEvans, Capt. Arthur (Cardiff, S.)
Beaumont, Hon. R. E. B. (Portsm'th, C.)Colfox, Major William PhillpEverard, W. Lindsay
Betterton, Rt. Hon. Sir Henry B.Collins, Sir GodfreyFalle, Sir Bertram G.
Bevan, Stuart James (Holborn)Colman, N. C. D.Fermoy, Lord
Birchall, Major Sir John DearmanColville, Major David JohnFleming, Edward Lascelles
Bird, Ernest Roy (Yorks., Skipton)Conant, R. J. E.Fraser, Captain Ian
Bird Sir Robert B. (Wolverh'pton W.)Cook, Thomas A.Fremantle, Lieut.-Colonel Francis E.
Blaker, Sir ReginaldCooper, A. DuffFuller, Captain A. E. G.
Boothby, Robert John GrahamCopeland, IdaGanzoni, Sir John
Borodale, ViscountCourthope, Colonel Sir George L.Gault, Lieut.-Col. A. Hamilton
Boulton, W. W.Craven-Ellis, WilliamGibson, Charles Granville
Bower, Lieut.-Com. Robert TattonCroft, Brigadier-General Sir H.Gillett, Sir George Masterman
Bowyer, Capt. Sir George E. W.Crooke, J, SmedleyGilmour, Lt.-Col. Rt. Hon. Sir John
Boyce, H. LeslieCrookshank, Col. C. de Windt (Bootle)Glossop, C. W. H.
Bracken, BrendanCrookshank, Capt. H. C. (Gainsb'ro)Gluckstein, Louis Halle
Braithwaite, Maj. A. N. (Yorks, E. R.)Croom-Johnson, R. P.Glyn, Major Ralph G. C
Braithwaite, J. G. (Hillsborough)Cross, R. H.Goff, Sir Park
Briscoe, Capt. Richard GeorgeCrossley, A. C.Goldie, Noel B.
Broadbent, Colonel JohnCruddas, Lieut.-Colonel BernardGoodman, Colonel Albert W.
Brocklebank, C. E. R.Dalkeith, Earl ofGower, Sir Robert
Brown, Col. D. C. (N'th'l'd., Hexham)Davies, Edward C. (Montgomery)Graham, Fergus (Cumberland. N.)
Brown, Ernest (Leith)Davies, Maj. Geo. F. (Somerset, Yeovil)Grattan-Doyle, Sir Nicholas
Brown, Brig.-Gen. H. C. (Berks., Newb'y)Davison, Sir William HenryGreaves-Lord, Sir Walter
Browne, Captain A. C.Dawson, Sir PhilipGreene, William P. C.
Buchan-Hepburn, P. G. T.Denman, Hon. R. D.Gretton, Colonel Rt. Hon. John
Bullock, Captain MalcolmDenville, AlfredGrimston, R. V.
Burghley, LordDespencer-Robertson, Major J. A. F.Gritten, W. G. Howard
Burgin, Dr. Edward LeslieDickie, John P.Guinness, Thomas L. E. B.
Gunston, Captain D. W.Macdonald, Capt. P. D. (I. of W.)Rose Taylor, Walter (Woodbridge)
Guy, J. C. MorrisonMcEwen, J. H. FRuggles-Brise, Colonel E. A.
Hacking, Rt. Hon. Douglas H.McKie, John HamiltonRunciman, Rt. Hon. Walter
Hales, Harold K.McLean, Major AlanRunge, Norah Cecil
Hall, Lieut.-Col. Sir F. (Dulwich)McLean, Dr. W. H. (Tradeston)Russell, Albert (Kirkcaldy)
Hall, Capt. W. D'Arcy (Brecon)Macmillan, Maurice HaroldRussell, Alexander West (Tynemouth)
Hamilton, Sir George (Ilford)Macpherson, Rt. Hon. James I.Russell, Hamer Field (Sheffield, B'tside)
Hanbury, CecilMagnay, ThomasRussell, Richard John (Eddlsbury)
Hanley, Dennis A.Maitland, AdamRutherford, Sir John Hugo
Hannon, Patrick Joseph HenryMakins, Brigadier-General ErnestSalmon, Major Isidore
Harbord, ArthurManningham-Bulter, Lt.-Col. Sir M.Salt, Edward W.
Hartland, George A.Margesson, Capt. Henry David R.Samuel, Sir Arthur Michael (F'nham)
Harvey, George (Lambeth, Kenningt'n)Marjoribanks, EdwardSassoon, Rt. Hon. Sir Philip A. G. D.
Harvey, Major S. E. (Devon, Totnes)Marsden, Commander ArthurSavery, Samuel Servington
Haslam, Henry (Lindsay, H'ncastie)Martin, Thomas B.Scone, Lord
Haslam, Sir John (Bolton)Mason, Col. Glyn K. (Croydon, N.)Selley, Harry R.
Headlam, Lieut.-Col. Cuthbert M.Mayhew, Lieut.-Colonel JohnShakespeare, Geoffrey H.
Heneage, Lieut.-Colonel Arthur P.Merriman, Sr F. BoydShaw, Helen B. (Lanark, Bothwell)
Hepworth, JosephMillar, Sir James DuncanShaw, Captain William T. (Forfar)
Hillman, Dr. George B.Mills, Sir FrederickShepperson, Sir Ernest W.
Hills, Major Rt. Hon. John WalterMilne, CharlesSimmonds, Oliver Edwin
Hoare, Lt.-Col. Rt. Hon. Sir S. J. G.Milne, John Sydney Wardlaw-Sinclair, Col.T. (Queen's Unv., Belfast)
Hope, Capt. Arthur O. J. (Aston)Mitchell, Harold P. (Br'tf'd & chisw'k)Skelton, Archibald Noel
Hope, Sydney (Chester, Stalybridge)Mitchell, Sir W. Lane (Streatham)Smiles, Lieut.-Col. Sir Walter D.
Hore-Beilsha, LesileMitcheson, G. G.Smith, Sir Jonah W. (Barrow-In-F.)
Hornby, FrankMolson, A. Hugh ElsdaleSmith-Carington, Neville W.
Horne, Rt. Hon. Sir Robert S.Monsell, Rt. Hon. Sir B. EyresSmithers, Waldron
Horobin, Ian M.Moore, Lt.-Col. Thomas C. R. (Ayr)Somerset, Thomas
Horsbrugh, FlorenceMoore-Brabazon, Lieut.-Col. J. T. C.Somervell, Donald Bradley
Howard, Tom ForrestMorris, John Patrick (Salford, N.)Somerville, Annesley A. (Windsor)
Howitt, Dr. Alfred B.Morris, Owen Temple (Cardiff, E.)Somerville, D. G. (Willesden, East)
Hudson, Capt. A. U. M. (Hackney, N.)Morris-Jones, Dr. J. H. (Denbigh)Soper, Richard
Hudson, Robert Spear (Southport)Morrison, William ShephardSotheron-Estcourt, Captain T. E.
Hume, Sir George HopwoodMuirhead, Major A. J.Spears, Brigadier-General Edward L.
Hunter, Dr. Joseph (Dumfries)Munro, PatrickSpencer, Captain Richard A.
Hunter, Capt. M. J. (Brigg)Nall, Sir JosephSpender-Clay, Rt. Hon. Herbert H.
Hurd, Percy A.Nation, Brigadier-General J, J. H.Stanley, Lord (Lancaster, Fylde)
Hutchison, W. D. (Essex, Romford)Nicholson, Godfrey (Morpeth)Stevenson, James
Inskip, Rt. Hon. Sir Thomas W. H.Nicholson, O. W. (Westminster)Stewart, William J.
Iveagh, Countess ofNicholson, Rt. Hn. W. G. (Petersl'ld)Storey, Samuel
Jackson, Sir Henry (Wandsworth, C.)Normand, Wilfrid GuildStourton, Hon. John J.
Jackson, J. C. (Heywood & Radcliffe)North, Captain Edward T.Strauss, Edward A.
James, Wing-Com. A. W. H.Nunn, WilliamStrickland, Captain W. F.
Jamieson, DouglasO'Connor, Terence JamesStuart, Hon. J. (Moray and Nairn)
Jesson, Major Thomas E.O'Donovan, Dr. William JamesStuart, Lord C. Crichton-
Joel, Dudley J. BarnatoOman, Sir Charles William C.Sueter, Rear-Admiral Murray F.
Johnston, J. W. (Clackmannan)O'Neill, Rt. Hon. Sir HughSugden, Sir Wilfrid Hart
Jones, Lewis (Swansea, West)Ormiston, ThomasSummersby, Charles H.
Ker, J. CampbellOrmsby-Gore, Rt. Hon. William G. A.Sutcliffe, Harold
Kerr, Hamilton W.Palmer, Francis NoelTate, Mavis Constance
Kimball, LawrencePatrick, Colin M.Taylor, Vice-Admlral E. A. (P'dd'gt'n, S.)
Kirkpatrick, William M.Pearson, William G.Templeton, William P.
Knatchbull, Captain Hon. M. H. R.Peat, Charles U.Thomas, James P. L.(Hereford)
Knebworth, ViscountPenny, Sir GeorgeThomas, Major L. B. (King's Norton)
Knox, Sir AlfredPerkins, Walter R. D.Thompson, Luke
Lamb, Sir Joseph QuintonPeters, Dr. Sidney JohnThomson, Sir Frederick Charles
Lambert, Rt. Hon. GeorgePetherick, M.Thorp, Linton Theodore
Latham, Sir Herbert PaulPeto, Geoffrey K. (W'verh'pt'n, Bliston)Titchfield, Major the Marquess of
Law, Sir AlfredPike, Cecil F.Todd, Capt. A. J. K. (B'wick-on-T.)
Law, Richard K. (Hull, S.W.)Potter, JohnTouche, Gordon Cosmo
Leckie, J. A.Powell, Lieut.-Col. Evelyn G. H.Train, John
Leech, Dr. J. W.Pownall, Sir AsshetonTryon, Rt. Hon. George Clement
Lees-Jones, JohnProcter, Major Henry AdamTurton, Robert Hugh
Leighton, Major B. E. P.Purbrick, R.Vaughan-Morgan, Sir Kenyon
Lennox-Boyd, A. T.Pybus, Percy JohnWallace, Captain D. E. (Hornsey)
Levy, ThomasRaikes, Henry V. A. M.Wallace, John (Dunfermline)
Liddall, Walter S.Ramsay, Capt. A. H. M. (Midlothian)Ward, Lt.-Col. Sir A. L. (Hull)
Lindsay, Noel KerRamsay, T. B. W. (Western Isles)Ward, Irene Mary Bewick (wallsend)
Lister, Rt. Hon. Sir Philip Cunliffe-Ramsbotham, HerwaldWard, Sarah Adelaide (Cannock)
Little, Graham-, Sir ErnestRamsden, E.Warrender, Sir Victor A. G.
Rankin, RobertWaterhouse, Captain Charles
Llewellin, Major John J.Ratcliffe, ArthurWatt, Captain George Steven H.
Lloyd, GeoffreyReed, Arthur C. (Exeter)Wayland, Sir William A.
Locker-Lampson, Rt. Hn. G. (Wd. Gr'n)Reid, James S. C. (Stirling)Wedderburn, Henry James Scrymgeour-
Lockwood, John C. (Hackney, C.)Reid, William Allan (Derby)Wells, Sydney Richard
Loder, Captain J. de VereRemer, John R.Weymouth, Viscount
Lumley, Captain Lawrence R.Rentoul, Sir Gervals S.Whiteside, Borras Noel H.
Lymington, ViscountReynolds, Cal. Sir James PhilipWilliams, Charles (Devon, Torquay)
Lyons, Abraham MontaguRhys, Hon. Charles Arthur U.Wills, Wilfrid D.
Mabane, WilliamRoberts, Sir Samuel (Ecclesall)Wilson, Clyde T. (West Toxteth)
MacAndrew, Maj. C. G. (Partick)Robinson, John RolandWilson, G. H. A. (Cambridge U.)
MacAndrew, Capt. J. O. (Ayr)Rodd, Rt. Hon. Sir James RennellWindsor-Clive, Lieut.-Colonel George
McConnell, Sir JosephRopner, Colonel L.Winterton, Rt. Hon. Earl
McCorquodale, M. S.Rosbotham, S. T.Wise, Alfred R.
MacDonald, Malcolm (Bassetlaw)Ross, Ronald D.Withers, Sir John James
Wolmer, Rt. Hon. ViscountWorthington, Dr. John V.TELLERS FOR THE AYES.
Womersley, Walter JamesYoung, Rt. Hon. Sir Hilton (S'v'noaks)Commander Southby and Mr. Blindell.
NOES.
Adams, D. M. (Poplar, South)Harris, Sir PercyMason, David M. (Edinburgh, E.)
Attlee, Clement RichardHicks, Ernest GeorgeMaxton, James
Batey, JosephHirst, George HenryNathan, Major H. L.
Bernays, RobertHoldsworth, HerbertParkinson, John Allen
Bevan, Aneurin (Ebbw Vale)Hopkinson, AustinPickering, Ernest H.
Briant, FrankJanner, BarnettPrice, Gabriel
Buchanan, GeorgeJenkins, Sir WilliamRea, Walter Russell
Cape, ThomasJohnstone, Harcourt (S. Shields)Roberts, Aled (Wrexham)
Cocks, Frederick SeymourJones, J. J. (West Ham, Silvertown)Rothschild, James A. de
Cripps, Sir StaffordJones, Morgan (Caerphilly)Salter, Dr. Alfred
Curry, A. C.Kirkwood, DavidSamuel. Rt. Hon. Sir H. (Darwen)
Daggar, GeorgeLansbury, Rt. Hon. GeorgeSinclair, Maj. Rt. Hn. Sir A. (C'thness)
Davies, Rhys John (Westhoughton)Lawson, John JamesThorne, William James
Devlin, JosephLeonard, WilliamTinker, John Joseph
Edwards, CharlesLogan, David GilbertWatts-Morgan, Lieut.-Col. David
Foot, Dingle (Dundee)Lunn, WilliamWedgwood, Rt. Hon. Josiah
Foot, Isaac (Cornwall, Bodmin)Macdonald, Gordon (Ince)Williams, David (Swansea, East)
George, Megan A. Lloyd (Anglesea)McEntee, Valentine L.Williams, Dr. John H. (Llanelly)
Grenfell, David Rees (Glamorgan)McGovern, JohnWilliams, Thomas (York, Don Valley)
Griffith, F. Kingsley (Middlesbro', W.)McKeag, WilliamWood, Sir Murdoch McKenzie (Banff)
Griffiths, T. (Monmouth, Pontypool)Maclean, Rt. Hon. Sir D. (Corn'll N.)
Grundy, Thomas W.Maclean, Neil (Glasgow, Govan)TELLERS OF THE NOES.
Hall, F. (York, W.R., Normanton)Mallalieu, Edward LancelotMr. Duncan Graham and Mr. Groves
Hall, George H. (Merthyr Tydvil)Mander, Geoffrey le M.