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Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance

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  • Unestablished Civil Servants (Retirement Gratuities) (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will make a statement on the matter of retirement gratuities to the unestablished staff in the Civil Service; and whether he will make any...

  • Purchase Tax (Pottery) (8 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer his estimate of the annual yield of the reduced Purchase Tax on pottery; and for what purpose this tax has been retained.

  • Surtax Payers (Tax Reliefs) (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer his estimate of the number of Surtax payers who will benefit in personal tax reliefs from his Budget proposals.

  • Ballet (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what financial purposes he recognises ballet as a fine art; and for what financial purposes he does not so recognise it.

  • Television Licence (Duty) (10 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will exempt old-age pensioners from the £1 extra duty on the combined television and sound licence.

  • Income Tax (8 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much it would cost to give all registered blind people who are in normal employment a special Income Tax allowance of £100, in accordance with the...

  • Entertainments Duty (Cinemas, Rural Areas) (4 speeches)

    Mrs. White: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many cinemas he estimates will benefit from his proposal to raise the population for the rural area exemption limit from 2,000 to 3,000.

  • Gross National Product (Direct Taxation) (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of the gross national product has been taken by the Government in direct taxation in every year since 1951.