HC Deb 07 May 1925 vol 183 c1157W

asked the Prime Minister (1) whether it is the intention of the Government to allow a sufficient time to elapse before the Second Reading of the Rating and Valuation Bill in order to permit of the local authorities and other parties interested an opportunity for consideration of the contents;

(2) whether, for the convenience of Members and having regard to the important financial business before the House in connection with the Budget, he

Payable to Clerical Appropriators Payable to Parochial Incumbents Payable to Lay Impropriators Payable to Schools and Colleges Total
£ s d £ s d £ s d £ s d £ s d
18,146 12 1 95,572 8 91 21,417 16 21 4,117 1 3 139,253 18 4

These sums have, of course, since been reduced by redemption, merger and other means, and such reduction may be roughly estimated at 20 per cent., but as extinguishment may take place in certain cases without reference to the Ministry or its predecessors, it is not possible to state the annual value of the tithe rent-charge now payable in the administrative counties of East and West Sussex respectively.

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