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Stamp Duty (Charities)

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 13 May 1947

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the recommendations of the Curtis Committee that charities caring for children should acquire up-to-date and smaller premises, coupled with the high prices of such premises at the present time, he will consider exempting premises to be acquired for such purposes from the proposed increased stamp duty.

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave today to the hon. Member for Moseley (Sir P. Hannon).