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American Citizens (Landing Tax)

Volume 161: debated on Tuesday 13 March 1923

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asked the Home Secretary whether he will consider the imposition of a landing tax of 35s. upon Americans arriving in this country, as this amount is now demanded of all British subjects landing in America; and whether any tax is payable by aliens landing in this country from other parts of the world?

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer given by me on the 15th ultimo to a similar question put by my hon. Friend the Member for Derbyshire South (Mr. Lorimer). The answer to the last part of the question is in the negative.