Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance

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  • European Free Trade Area (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the anxiety of the British motor car industry that it will find itself at a disadvantage in the European free market, so long as the...

  • Motor Car and Commercial Vehicle Chassis (Purchase Tax) (8 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the present approximate net yield, respectively, in respect of Purchase Tax on motor cars and commercial vehicle chassis.

  • Purchase Tax (Small Manufacturers) (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that the present high rate of Purchase Tax imposed on certain manufacturers' produce is a specially difficult problem for small...

  • Dividend Restraint (12 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that since his last appeal to companies for dividend restraint a number of public companies, particularly those in oil, steel, brewery...

  • British Petroleum Company (Share Issue) (11 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why Her Majesty's Government have not exercised their right to take up shares in the recent issue of British Petroleum.

  • Capital Movements (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will now reinforce the control of capital movements to non-sterling countries and introduce controls on capital movements to the sterling area.

  • National Savings (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if, having regard to the effects of the 7 per cent. Bank Rate, he will take steps to improve forthwith the terms of National Savings.

  • Cinemas (Entertainments Duty) (11 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer his latest estimate, taking into account reduced attendances at cinemas, of the cost in a full year of the recent reduction in entertainments tax on cinemas...

  • Bank of England (32 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will introduce legislation to make it a condition of membership of the Court of Governors of the Bank of England that other directorships and...

  • Income Tax Assessments (Appeals) (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that the Commissioners of Income Tax have the right to vary assessments within a period of six years from the year of assessment, whereas the...

  • Statements of Policy (Advance Disclosure) (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what criteria guide him in his selection of national newspapers to whom advance disclosure of statements of policy shall be made; and for what reason other...

  • Output Per Man-Hour (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will publish in HANSARD statistics in regard to variations in output per man-hour of different portions of the working population over the past...

  • Government Employees (Private Car Use) (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he takes to ensure that the payments to Government employees for the use of their private cars on official business, at authorised users' rates,...

  • Exchange Control (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information he has received with respect to gaps in the exchange control which have arisen since July through Hong Kong and Tangier; and if he will make...

  • Bank Rate Increase (Tribunal of Inquiry) (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the estimated cost to date of the Tribunal inquiring into the alleged Bank Rate leak.

  • Retail Prices (7 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that between October and November the prices of raw wool, raw cotton, raw rubber, lead, imported steel scrap, hides and skins, and zinc fell...

  • Post-war Credits (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the great hardship that arises in a large number of individual cases of elderly persons having no other means, he will now make general...

  • Engineering and Science Graduates (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that Great Britain is the only one, among the major industrial nations, where there are no specialised technological institutions able to...

  • American and Canadian Loan Payments (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can now state the Government's intentions on the American and Canadian loan payments due at the end of this month.

  • Patents (Taxation) (4 speeches)

    Mr. Vane: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the taxation advantages open to inventors in other countries; whether he is satisfied that British industry is not, in...