Income Tax (Hardship Cases)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25 October 1949.

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Photo of Mr Ernest Marples Mr Ernest Marples , Wallasey 12:00, 25 October 1949

Why did the Chancellor, during the Debates on the Finance Bill, inform the House that he had power to remit in cases of individual hardship, whereas normally the Chancellor of the Exchequer only reviews the general application of hardship?