Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance

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  • Belligerent Nations (Borrowing Terms) (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will circulate a statement showing the terms on which the belligerent nations are borrowing for the purpose of financing their war expenditures?

  • Officers' Uniforms (Purchase Tax) (3 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of his recent decision to remove the Purchase Tax from utility clothing, he will now consider extending this concession to the uniforms of...

  • Old Age Pensions (2 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether he has considered a letter from the Lumphinnans Co-operative Women's Guild calling upon the Government to grant the full demands of the old age pensioners for...

  • Motor Vehicle Tax (Loss of Revenue) (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the estimated loss of revenue to the Government to date, and annually, due to licensed vehicles having been laid aside for want of the necessary motive power?

  • Double Taxation (4 speeches)

    Colonel Arthur Evans: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether it is proposed to extend the Convention and Protocol between Canada and the United States of America for the avoidance of...

  • Billeting Allowance (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the statement in Command Paper 6385 that the charge in a typical Government hostel is 27s. 6d. per week for lodging and partial board, he...

  • Artificial Limbs (Income Tax Relief) (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the increasing number of working people who have to provide themselves with an artificial limb or surgical boots at their own expense;...

  • National Debt (Interest Charge). (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the annual interest charge on the National Debt now; and the comparable figure at its highest point during or after the last war?

  • Armed Forces (Pay and Allowances) (5 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in the compilation of the recently-issued White Paper on Pay and Allowances of the Armed Forces, inquiries were made both of members of the rank and...

  • Entertainments Duty (Cinema Charges) (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the proportion of Entertainments Duty in cinema charges of 2s. 6d., 3s., 3s. 6d., 4s. 6d., 5s., and 8s.; and how this proportion compares with the proportion...

  • Fiduciary Note Issue (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what financial operation had to be undertaken on 28th July before increasing the fiduciary note issue by £50,000,000; what is the present annual charge...

  • National Savings Groups (5 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the number of savings groups upon the latest date recorded and the number on the corresponding date of 1941 for the United Kingdom; what was the...

  • Warship Weeks (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, from what source the difference between the £141,000,000, which was subscribed in the 1,178 warship weeks through channels especially designed for the...