§ 23. Lieut.-Colonel GAULT
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the serious inroads now being made upon the capital resources of the nation by death duties and the incidence of surtax for the purposes of current expenditure, he can give an estimate of the new capital accumulating annually by which this loss is offset?
§ The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER (Mr. Chamberlain)
I am sorry that I am not able to furnish my hon. and gallant Friend with the estimate he desires
§ Mr. THORNE
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that this is the only duty Oat nobody can put upon the consumer?