Sir Robert Horne

Former MP for Glasgow Hillhead

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Income Tax.: National Defence Contribution. 27 Apr 1937

    I am sure the whole business world will be grateful for the statement of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. I know that there will be considerable relief at some of the announcements which the right hon. Gentleman has made. He has told us that the standard will not be rigidly computed upon the basis of the three years 1933 to 1935. That will be a relief to many industries. Since coming into the...
  • Orders of the Day — Income Tax.: National Defence Contribution. 27 Apr 1937

    The hon. Member entirely misunderstands me. I can give you an example of a company whose operations are in another part of the British Empire. It seemed convenient to transfer the company to London so far as control was concerned. It became liable to Income Tax here and the Dominion might be said to that extent to be deprived of revenue. It is perfectly easy without any lack of patriotism at...
  • Orders of the Day — Amendment of Law. 21 Apr 1937

    In some of his comments the hon. Gentleman was a little wide of the mark. For example, with regard to the effect of the first announcement of the Defence Loan, I think he was somewhat astray in imagining that anyone thought the credit of the country at that time was being let down. He gave, as a symptom of the opinion that had been formed, that gilt-edged securities had dropped; but the...

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Former MP for Glasgow Hillhead

Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 25 May 1937 — unknown

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