HC Deb 26 January 1956 vol 548 c44W
41. Mr. A. J. Irvine

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why Her Majesty's Government have not provided for a lower rate of Profits Tax to be imposed upon trading companies' profits derived from export trade than upon such profits derived from home trade.

Sir E. Boyle

Her Majesty's Government are not satisfied that such a step would be in the national interest. I would refer the hon. Member to the observations of my right hon. Friend the Minister of State, Board of Trade, in the debate on 18th November.

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