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Stamp Duties (Cheques)

Volume 155: debated on Thursday 22 June 1922

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the feasibility of reducing the price of the stamp below 2d. in cheques has been considered by the Board of Inland Revenue; and, if so, with what result?

The answer is in the negative. I regret that, in view of the loss of revenue involved, I am unable to contemplate a reduction of this duty in the current year.