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  • R.a.F. Personnel, Canada (Income Tax). (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer at what rate Income Tax is levied on British airmen in Canada with pay at 1.75 dollars per day; what is the valuation of their emoluments; how arrears of...

  • Taxation. (3 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider the question of raising £1,000,000,000 by a capital tax on incomes over £500 on a graduated scale, and use it for reducing...

  • Wage Earners (Income Tax). (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why workers in the Barnsley district are having full deductions from their wages for Income Tax purposes in 19 weeks of a half year, constituting hardship in...

  • War Weapons Weeks (Assurance Companies). (5 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that advertisements of the Equity and Law Life Assurance Society offer to purchase, on behalf of any subscriber of, approximately,...

  • Disability Pensions (Income Tax). (2 speeches)

    Mr. Rostron Duckworth: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will extend the privilege under which the whole of a war disability pension is exempted from Income Tax to men who recover...

  • Wholesale Dealers' Licences. (2 speeches)

    asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether, in view of the fact that the Commissioners for Customs and Excise have no power to refuse wholesale dealers' licences to persons with...

  • Ship Salvage Sales. (4 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport whether he authorised the advertised salvage sale of goods from ex-steamship "Teddington," at Grimsby on 12th and 13th March,...

  • Post Office Robbery, Canning Town. (2 speeches)

    asked the Postmaster-General whether he can give any information in connection with the sub-post office robbery in Barking Road, Canning Town, West Ham; how much money was stolen in cash and...

  • Dog Racing Tracks, Bradford. (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is aware that in the last three years the takings of the totalisators at the two dog-racing tracks in Bradford have increased by...

  • Fire Watching (Applications for Exemption). (10 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary what powers have been given to hardship committees to reject applications for exemption from fire-watching duties in cases where family doctors have certified that the...

  • Royal Marine Police (Kit Upkeep Allowance). (4 speeches)

    asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he is aware that the kit upkeep allowance of the Royal Marine Police has been unchanged since 1938; and whether it will be reviewed so as, at least,...

  • White Flour. (2 speeches)

    Mr. Rostron Duckworth: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food what steps he has taken to ensure that there will not be a rush on the part of the public to buy up white flour...

  • Irish Immigrant Labourers (Medical Examination). (10 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Health whether, in view of the arrival in Wiltshire and other areas, where Government construction is is in progress, of Irish labourers who are verminous and suffering from...

  • Building Trade. (10 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Works and Buildings why the provisions of the Essential Work Order are not applied to all those building trades operatives still employed on...

  • British Prisoners of War. (7 speeches)

    asked the Under-Secretary of State for War what is the present position with regard to the transfer to Switzerland of prisoners of war who are suffering from tuberculosis?

  • New Member Sworn.

    William Henry Oldfield, Esquire, for the Borough of Manchester (Gorton Division).

  • New Member Makes Affirmation.

    John David Mack, Esquire, for the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

  • National Expenditure.

    Sir John Wardlaw-Milne reported from the Select Committee on National Expenditure, pursuant to the Order of the House [19th November], That they had addressed a Memorandum to the Prime Minister...