Death Duties

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th January 1972.

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Photo of Mr Eric Deakins Mr Eric Deakins , Walthamstow West 12:00 am, 25th January 1972

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will seek powers to amend the legislation on death duties so as to increase receipts, in view of the fact that such receipts have risen in recent years at a slower rate than the increase in personal wealth.