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Death Duties (Estates Of Officers And Men Killed)

Volume 66: debated on Wednesday 26 August 1914

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Government would be willing to exempt from Death Duties the estates of all officers and men in both Services who are killed in action or die from their wounds?

This question is receiving the careful attention of the Government, and I hope to be in a position to make a statement on the subject tomorrow.