§ MR. HEYGATE
asked Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, If his attention has been called to the unequal pressure of the Stamp Acts in their incidence on the transfer of Railway Ordinary and Preference Stock, Debenture Bonds, and Debenture Stock respectively?
§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER
, in reply, said, he had communicated with the Board of Inland Revenue on the subject. To some extent these duties were a compromise, and it must be admitted they were somewhat confused. He was not able, however, at present to give his hon. Friend any further information.