Orders of the Day — Land Commission

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th July 1968.

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Photo of Mr Hugh Rossi Mr Hugh Rossi , Hornsey 12:00 am, 24th July 1968

This is very reminiscent of the ill-fated land tax of Lloyd George. It cost approximately the same to collect £5 million for £1·5 million, and was abandoned after a time, in 1930. The hon. Member for Cheadle (Dr. Winstanley) is not on very strong ground here—the Liberal Party criticising the Labour Party on a matter of this sort.