HC Deb 10 May 1966 vol 728 cc235-7

That it is expedient to amend the law with respect to the National Debt and the public revenue and to make further provision in connection with finance, so however, that this Resolution shall not extend to making—

  1. (a) amendments of the enactments relating to purchase tax so as to give relief from tax, other than amendments making the same provision for chargeable goods of whatever description, or for all goods to which any of the several rates of tax at present applies;
  2. (b)amendments of the provisions of the Finance (No. 2) Act 1964 relating to temporary charges on imports so as to give relief from the duty imposed by those provisions, other than amendments making the same provision for all goods chargeable with that duty.

Resolution read a Second time.

Question, That this House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 90 (Ways and Means Motions and Resolutions), and agreed to.

Bill ordered to be brought in upon the said Resolution and upon the other Resolutions reported from the Committee of Ways and Means and upon the Resolution reported from the Committee on Finance [Money] and agreed to this day, and upon the Orders [9th May] relating to Finance Bill (Procedure), (Stamp Duties Management Act 1891), Finance Bill (Procedure) (Sugar Act 1956), Finance Bill (Procedure) (Friendly Societies), by the Chairman of Ways and Means, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Diamond, and Mr. MacDermot.

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