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  • Development Charges (Global Sum Payments) (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when it is expected that payments from the global sum in respect of development charges will commence.

  • Cost of Living (Old Age Pensioners) (7 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that many old age pensioners are unable to take up their rations owing to price increases, and if he will, therefore, consider the...

  • Overseas Soldiers' Gifts (Personal Case) (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that Mrs. A. E. Lewin, 103, Quinton Road, Coventry, had to pay £2 3s. 4d. on a musical box sent as an anniversary present by her...

  • Arts Council (Government Grants) (22 speeches)

    Mr. Vane: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what conditions he has made, in connection with the Government grant, to ensure that a fair proportion of the total income of the Arts Council of...

  • Economic Situation (Re-Armament) (10 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is satisfied that the import restrictions already imposed and export prospects will enable us to realise a favourable trade balance in the second half...

  • Home-Grown Tobacco (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much home-grown tobacco was cured under Customs supervision in the 1951–52 season; if he will state the cost of equivalent imports; and if, in view...

  • Gold Coins (Coronation) (8 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that gold coins have been struck in previous reigns since the fourteenth century, and that sets of gold coins have commemorated previous...

  • Small Income Groups (6 speeches)

    Miss Ward: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can announce a date on which he will issue invitations to representative people to serve on a committee to consider the problems of...

  • Nurses' Aprons (Purchase Tax) (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether arrangements have now been made to exempt nurses' aprons from Purchase Tax.

  • Post-War Credits (Personal Case) (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when Mrs. C. V. Puckey, of 108, Farrant Avenue, Wood Green, N.22, will receive her late husband's postwar credits.

  • National Land Fund (3 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the accumulated balance of the National Land Fund; what properties have been accepted by the National Land Fund; what is the acreage of land in each...

  • "Education in Britain" (Cost) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary to the Treasury how many copies of the booklet of 64 pages entitled "Education in Britain," classified H 1c, have been published by the Central Office of Information; and what...

  • Egg Sales (Income Tax) (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary to the Treasury what special steps the Inland Revenue Department is taking to ensure that money received by farmers and poultry keepers as a result of the sale of eggs at...

  • Equal Pay (T.U.C. Consultations) (12 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will state what further steps he has now taken to implement the principle of equal pay.

  • Museums and Galleries (Loans Abroad) (9 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will implement the recommendations of the Royal Commission on National Museums and Galleries which reported in 1929.

  • Balance of Payments (Dollar and Non-Dollar Areas) (11 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that whereas the gold and dollar holdings of countries outside the United States of America have gone up by one fifth since 1937 the...

  • Telephone Directories and P.O. Guide (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary to the Treasury what was the number of staff engaged in preparing and publishing telephone directories and the Post Office Guide last year; what was the cost; and whether he...