HC Deb 25 July 1956 vol 557 c552

That a sum, not exceeding £237,623,300, be granted to Her Majesty, to complete the sum necessary to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1957, for Expenditure in respect of the Services included in the Estimates for Revenue Departments, viz.:—

1. Customs and Excise 9,826,300
2. Inland Revenue 25,414,000
3. Post Office (including a Supplementary sum of £13,385,000) 202,383,000

Mr. John Rankin (Glasgow, Govan)

On a point of Order, Sir Charles. There is a continual muttering beyond the Bar, which makes it very difficult for those of us who are interested in the disposal of these huge sums of money to follow exactly what you are saying. Will you ask the hon. Members beyond the Bar either to be quiet, or to come into the Chamber and sit down and listen to what is going on?

The Chairman

I beg the Committee's pardon, but I have been reading out for so long that my voice is beginning to go. I will try to read a little louder.

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