Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance

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  • Building Society Holdings (Information) (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if building societies who are required to supply details of individual holdings in their societies to the Inland Revenue are made aware that the information,...

  • National Savings (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will now make a statement on the progress made in his consideration of the establishment of a State-run unit trust.

  • Export Rebates (4 speeches)

    Mr. Gresham Cooke: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that German exports receive a rebate of the order of 5 per cent. to 6 per cert. of factor costs in relation to their...

  • Rating Assessments (14 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he proposes to take to ensure that all forms of residential property are valued on a comparative basis for rating purposes.

  • Invisible Exports (17 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what action he has taken to improve invisible earnings.

  • Capital Gains Tax (12 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether capital gains tax will fall on farm stock and working capital on every change of farm, whether owned or tenanted, by a farmer.

  • Decimal Currency (9 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the policy of Her Majesty's Government with regard to the decimalisation of the currency; and whether he will introduce legislation to implement this...

  • Paymaster-General (8 speeches)

    Mr. Gresham Cooke: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the main activities of the Department of the Paymaster-General for the past three months; what is its...

  • Nationalised Industries (9 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is satisfied that an adequate return is being achieved on the capital invested in the nationalised industries; and if he will make a statement.

  • Tax Collection (Costs) (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the present cost of collecting taxes by the Government; and what estimate he has made of the cost incurred by industry and others in assisting the...

  • Public Works Loan Board (Interest Rates) (8 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received as a result of his decision to raise the interest rates of the Public Works Loan Board as from 20th January; and what...

  • Local Government Finance (22 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement about his plans for transferring a larger part of the burden of public expenditure from the local authorities to the Exchequer.

  • National Insurance and Income Tax (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much will be paid in Income Tax and National Insurance contributions in a fully year by a married man with no children earning £18 per week in...

  • Scottish Bank Notes (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to make more widely known in commercial circles the fact that Scottish banknotes of every denomination are legal tender in all areas of...

  • Non-Residents (Income Tax) (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the practice of the Inland Revenue, under Section 29(5) of the Income Tax Act, 1952, with regard to the raising of assessments on income derived by...

  • Housekeeper Allowance (10 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why a single person cannot claim tax relief for a dependent female relative or non-relative residing with the taxpayer; and whether he will allow such...

  • Older Persons (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the total cost, in a full year, of granting complete remission of Income Tax to all persons still employed in industry, who are aged 70 years...

  • Retirement Pensioners (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the total cost, in a full year, of granting complete remission of income tax to all retirement pensioners; and if he will make a statement.

  • Home Market (10 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer in view of the evidence against export subsidies, details of which have been sent to him by the hon. Member for Louth, what steps Her Majesty's Government...

  • Public Expenditure (10 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer in view of the statement by the Governor of the Bank of England that a marked cut in public expenditure was necessary to prevent another sterling crisis, and...

  • Personal Savings (4 speeches)

    Mr. J. E. B. Hill: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of personal income was saved in each of the last three years; and what steps he is taking to maintain or increase that...

  • Parliamentary Under- Secretaries of State for Defence (4 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister if, in the interest of clarity and brevity, he will rename the posts occupied by those Ministers who are Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State for Defence for the Services.

  • Commonwealth Parliamentary Assembly (10 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister what progress has been made towards the setting up of a Parliament of Commonwealth Nations.

  • Vietnam (23 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether he will seek to meet President Johnson in order to discuss the situation in South-East Asia.