§ "That it is expedient to amend the law relating to the National Debt, Customs, and Inland Revenue (including Excise), and to make further provision in connection with Finance."
§ Resolution read a, Second time.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That this House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution."
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
This is to facilitate the power of the House to alter and amend the law in relation to the National Debt; otherwise the House will be powerless in the matter.
§ Bill ordered to be brought in upon the said Resolutions, and upon the Resolutions reported from the Committee of Ways and Means upon the 26th day of April, and agreed to by the House upon that day, and upon the 27th day of April, and upon the Resolution reported from a Committee of the whole House upon the 13th day of April, and agreed to by the House upon that day, by the Chairman of Ways and Means, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Mr. McNeill.