Legislation (Post-War Cost)

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13 March 1945.

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Photo of Mr Herbert Williams Mr Herbert Williams , Croydon South 12:00, 13 March 1945

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he can furnish an approximate estimate of the cost, in a normal post-war year, of the new permanent legislation passed since 3rd September, 1939, of a character not connected with the war; if he can also furnish a similar estimate in respect of Bills now before Parliament, on the assumption that they become law in their present form.

Photo of Sir John Anderson Sir John Anderson , Combined Scottish Universities

This information is being collected and I will circulate it later in the OFFICIAL REPORT.