Oral Answers to Questions — Petroleum Production Act.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 21 May 1935.

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Photo of Captain William Strickland Captain William Strickland , Coventry


asked the Secretary for Mines what steps have been, or will be, taken to guarantee that the undertaking to be given by the Treasury to licensees, under the Petroleum Production Act, that the royalties will never be more than Os. per ton, will be honoured for any period longer than that occupied by the present Government, or whether the undertaking is subject to possible variation in future?