HC Deb 06 March 1900 vol 80 cc255-6

3. Motion made and Question proposed, "That there shall be charged upon a note sent by any person carrying on the business of a broker to his principal advising him of the sale or purchase of any goods, wares, or merchandise, the stamp duty following (that is to say):—

If the goods, wares or merchandise are—

Of the value of five pounds and under the value of one hundred pounds one penny.
Of the value of one hundred pounds or upwards one shilling."
—(Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer.)


I have been in communication with several brokers and others in London and Liverpool, and I propose to receive a deputation from them next week. I have no desire to do anything which would cause inconvenience to business.

MR. T. P. O'CONNOR (Liverpool, Scotland)

I have received representations from my constituents on the matter, but in view of what has just been stated by the right hon. Gentleman I think I may with confidence leave the matter in his hands.

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