HC Deb 09 September 1941 vol 374 cc33-4
61. Mr. Craven-Ellis

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will now consider introducing a system of Excess Income Tax and thereby avoid uncontrolled inflation, which appears inevitable if a larger proportion of the increase in volume of money wages is not returned to the Government in one form or another?

Sir K. Wood

I would refer my hon. Friend to my statement on this matter on 7th April last.

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