HC Deb 29 May 1863 vol 171 cc5-6

said, in the absence of his hon. Friend (Mr. Moffatt), he would beg to ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Whether the restrictions which at present exist in regard to the Sale of Chicory and Coffee mixed are not now to be removed, in consequence of the equalization of Duty upon those articles?


replied, that on the 29th of last month orders were issued by the Treasury to the Board of Inland Revenue, rescinding the orders of February and May 1853, which prescribed the limitation with regard to this mixture, and ordering the Board not to interfere with any proceedings with regard to it. The factitious inducement to the mixture being removed, there was no sufficient reason, the article being a wholesome one, to interfere with the freedom of the trade in those articles.

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