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Sir William Pearce

Former MP for Stepney Limehouse

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Recent appearances

  • Hague Conference. 26 Jul 1922

    The interesting speech of the Secretary to the Department of Overseas Trade did a good deal to bring the Committee face to face with realities. If The Hague Conference has done nothing else, I think it has cleared away many things and made the Russian Government really recognise the realities of the position. I would venture to put before the House my view of the realities of the position...
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Repeal of 10 and 11 Geo. V., c 18, ss. 52–56.) 28 Jun 1922

    In addition to the objections which have already been raised to this tax I want to call attention to another, and that is the unequal incidence of this tax between one industry and another. A most striking example is the case of the Port of London. The business of that port has been divided between the dock companies and the wharfingers. That has accentuated the situation because the dock...
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Super-tax on undistributed income of certain companies.) 27 Jun 1922

    What is wrong about the Clause is that its intention is not clear. The Government are out to stop evasion, but the Clause as drafted really makes the 60,000 or 70,000 smaller companies open to inspection or review by the Special Commissioner. If the Chancellor of the Exchequer is able to say that it is not the intention of the Government that the Special Commissioner should examine and review...

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Former MP for Stepney Limehouse

Entered the House of Commons on 12 January 1906 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 26 October 1922 — General election

Also represented Tower Hamlets Limehouse

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