HC Deb 21 April 1890 vol 343 c976

I beg to ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether it is the intention of the Government that in the purchase of public houses in order to suppress them the owners should receive not only the structural value and compensation for disturbance of business, but the monopoly value of the licence created by the same restrictions which have been already placed on the issue of new licences?


In view of the confusion which might unavoidably arise from answering questions on this subject across the Table of the House, I must ask the hon. Member to postpone his question till the Bill is introduced.

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