Former MP, Dover
I beg to move, "That the Clause be read a Second time."
I understand the Clause is accepted by the Government, but I am only too ready to explain it. This proposal is really intended to get the House to affirm what was decided by Parliament in the Finance Act of 1915. Under the Finance Act of 1910 an hotel or restaurant is entitled to an abatement of the Excess Profits Duty if the receipts from liquor are less in the case of a restaurant than...
I understand the Chancellor of the Exchequer was ready to accept my new Clause in the way it was put down, but that he now has in mind other words which he has drafted, and on the understanding that he will put down those words for the Report stage I beg to ask leave to withdraw my Motion.
Former MP for Dover
Entered the House of Commons on 15 January 1910 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 1 December 1920 — unknown
Also represented Cheltenham
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