Orders of the Day — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th April 1961.

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Photo of Mr Charles Loughlin Mr Charles Loughlin , Gloucestershire West 12:00 am, 20th April 1961

Will the hon. Gentleman explain these words used by the President of the Board of Trade: The payroll tax will induce employers to use their labour, skilled and unskilled, more efficiently and give them more horsepower to their elbow".—[OFFICIAL REPORT, 18th April, 1961; Vol. 638, c. 1012.] That is the point about which I and my hon. Friends would like more information. The hon. Gentleman seems to have missed that point.