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Volume 526: debated on Wednesday 14 April 1954

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Ways And Means

REPORT [6th April]

Resolutions reported.

Question, "That this House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolutions," put forthwith on each Resolution, pursuant to Standing Order No. 86 (Ways and Means Motions and Resolutions).

Division No. 73.]

AYES

[5.50 p.m.

Aitken, W. T.Douglas-Hamilton, Lord MalcolmIremonger, T. L.
Allan, R, A. (Paddington, S.)Drayton, G, B.Jenkins, Robert (Dulwich)
Alport, C. J. M.Dugdale, Rt. Hon. Sir T. (Richmond)Jennings, Sir Roland
Amory, Rt. Hon. Heathcoat (Tiverton)Duncan, Capt. J. A. L.Johnson, Erie (Blackley)
Anstruther-Gray, Major W. J.Duthie, W. S.Johnson, Howard (Kemptown)
Arbuthnot, JohnEcoles, Rt. Hon. Sir D. M.Jones, A. (Hall Green)
Assheton, Rt. Hon. R. (Blackburn, W.)Eden, Rt. Hon. A.Joynson-Htcks, Hon. L. W.
Astor, Hon. J. J.Eden, J. B. (Bournemouth, West)Kaberry, D.
Baldock, Lt.-Cmdr. J. M.Elliot, Rt. Hon. W. E.Kerby, Capt. H. J
Baldwin, A. E.Erroll, F. J.Kerr, H. W.
Banks, Col. C.Fell, A.Lambert, Hon. G.
Barlow, Sir JohnFinlay, GraemeLambton, Viscount
Baxter, A. B.Fisher, NigelLancaster, Col. C. G.
Beach, Maj. HicksFleetwood-Hesketh, R. F.Langford-Holt, J. A.
Bell, Philip (Bolton, E.)Fletoher-Cooke, C.Leather, E. H. C.
Bell, Ronald (Bucks, S.)Fort, R.Legge-Bourke, Maj. E. A. H.
Bennett, F. M. (Reading, N.)Foster, JohnLegh, Hon. Peter (Petersfield)
Bennett, Dr. Reginald (Gosport)Fraser, Hon. Hugh (Stone)Lindsay, Martin
Bennett, William (Woodside)Fraser, Sir Ian (Morecambe & Lonsdale)Linstead, Sir H. N.
Bevins, J R. (Toxleth)Fyfe, Rt. Hon. Sir David MaxwellLlewellyn, D. T.
Birch, NigelGalbraith, Rt. Hon. T. D. (Pollok)Lloyd, Rt. Hon. G. (King's Norton)
Bishop, F. P.Galbraith, T. G. D. (Hillhead)Lloyd, Rt. Hon. Selwyn (Wirrall)
Black, C. W.Gammans, L. D.Lockwood, Lt.-Col. J. C.
Boothby, sir R. J. GGamer-Evans, E. H.Low, A. R. W.
Bowen, E. R.Glover, D.Lucas, Sir Jocelyn (Portsmouth, S.)
Boyd-Carpenter, Rt. Hon. J. A.Godber, J. B.Lucas, P. B. (Brentford)
Boyle, Sir EdwardGomme-Duncan, Col. A.Lucas-Tooth, Sir Hugh
Braine, B. R.Gough, C. F. H.Lyttelton, Rt. Hon. O.
Braithwaite, Sir Albert (Harrow, W.)Cower, H. R.McAdden, S. J.
Braithwaite, Sir GurneyGraham, Sir FergusMcCallum, Major D.
Bromley-Davenport, Lt.-Col. W. HGrimston, Hon. John (St. Albans)McCorquodale, Rt. Hon. M. S
Brooke, Henry (Hampstead)Grimston, Sir Robert (Westbury)Macdonald, Sir Peter
Brooman-White, R. C.Hall, John (Wycombe)Mackeson, Brig. Sir Harry
Bullard, D. G.Harden, J. R. E.McKibbin, A. J.
Burden, F. F. A.Hare, Hon. J. H.Mackie, J. H. (Galloway)
Butcher, Sir HerbertHarris, Reader (Heston)Maclay, Rt. Hon. John
Campbell, Sir DavidHarrison, Col. J. H. (Eye)MacLeod, John (Ross and Cromarty)
Carr, RobertHarvey, Ian (Harrow, E.)Macmillan, Rt. Hon. Harold (Bromley)
Cary, Sir RobertHarvie-Watt, Sir GeorgeMacpherson, Niall (Dumfries)
Channon, H.Hay, JohnMaitland, Comdr. J. F. W. (Hornastle)
Churohill, Rt. Hon. Sir WinstonHeald, Rt. Hon. Sir LionelMaitland, Patrick (Lanark)
Clarke, Col. Ralph (East Grinstead)Heath, EdwardManningham-Buller, Sir R. E.
Clarke, Brig. Terence (Portsmouth, W.)Henderson, John (Cathcart)Marlowe, A. A. H.
Cole, NormanHiggs, J. M. C.Marples, A. E.
Colegate, W. A.Hill, Dr. Charles (Luton)Marshall, Douglas (Bodmin)
Conant, Maj. R. J. E.Hinohingbrooke, ViscountMaude, Angus
Cooper, Sqn. Ldr. AlbertHirst, GeoffreyMaudling, R.
Cooper-Key, E. M.Holland-Martin, C. J.Maydon, Lt.-Comdr. S. L. C.
Craddock, Beresford (Spelthorne)Hollis, M. C.Medllcott, Brig. F.
Crookshank, Capt. Rt. Hon. H. F. C.Hope, Lord JohnMellor, Sir John
Crosthwaite-Eyre, Col. O. E.Hopkinson, Rt. Hon. HenryMolson, A. H. E.
Crouch, R. F.Hornsby-Smith, Miss M. P.Monckton, Rt. Hon. Sir Walter
Crowder, Sir John (Finchley)Horobin, I. M-Moore, Sir Thomas
Darling, Sir William (Edinburgh, S.)Horsbrugh, Rt. Hon. FlorenceMorrison, John (Sallsbury)
Davidson, ViscountessHoward, Gerald (Cambridgeshire)Mott-Radclyffe, C. E.
Davies, Rt. Hn. Clement (Montgomery)Howard, Hon. Greville (St. Ives)Nabarro, G. D. N.
De la Bére, Sir RupertHudson, Sir Austin (Lewisham, N.)Neave, Airey
Deedes, W. F.Hudson, W. R. A. (Hull, N.)Nicholis, Harmar
Digby, S. WingfieldKurd, A. R.Nicholson, Godfrey (Farnham)
Dodds-Parker, A. D.Hutchrson, Sir Ian Clark (E'b'rgh, W.)Nicolson, Nigel (Bournemouth, E.)
Donaldson, Cmdr. C. E. McA.Hutchison, James (Scotstoun)Nield, Basil (Chester)
Doughty, C. J. A.Hylton-Foster, H. B. H.Noble, Cmdr. A. H. P.

[ For particulars of Resolutions, see OFFICIAL REPORT, 6th April, 1954; Vol. 526, c. 227–233.]

First to Fourteenth Resolutions agreed to.

Fifteenth Resolution— Estate duty ( business assets)—read a Second time.

Question put, "That this House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution."

The House divided: Ayes, 277: Noes, 233.

Nugent, G. R. H.Russell, R. S.Thompson, Kenneth (Walton)
Nutting, AnthonyRyder, Capt. R. E. O.Thompson, Lt.-Cdr. R. (Croydon, W.)
Oakshott, H. D.Savory, Prof. Sir DouglasThorneycroft, Rt. Hn. Peter (Monmouth)
Odey, G. W.Schofield, Lt.-Col. W.Thornton-Kemsley, Co). C. N.
O'Neill, Hon. Phelim (Co. Antrim, N.)Scott, R. DonaldTilney, John
Orr, Capt. L. P. S.Scott-Miller, Comdr. R.Toucha, sir Gordon
Orr-Ewing, Charles Ian (Hendon, N.)Shepherd, WilliamTurner, H. F. L.
Osborne, C.Simon, T. E. S. (Middlesbrough, W.)Turton, R. H.
Page, R. G.Smithers, Peter (Winchester)Tweedsmuir, Lady
Peake, Rt. Hon. O.Smithers, Sir Watdron (Orpington)Vans, W. M. F.
Peto, Brig. C. H M.Smyth, Brig. J. G. (Norwood)Vaughan-Morgan, J. K.
Peyton, J. W. W.Snadden, W. McN.Vosper, D. F.
Pilkington, K. W. M.Soames, Capt. CWakefield, Edward (Derbyshire, W.)
Pilkington, Capt R. A.Spearman, A. C. M.Walker-Smith, D. C.
Pitman, I. J.Spier, R. M.Wall, P. H. B.
Pitt, Miss EM.Spence, H. R. (Aberdeenshire, W.)Ward, Hon. George (Worcester)
Powell, J. EnochStanley, Capt. Hon. RichardWaterhouse, Capt. Rt. Hon. C.
Price, Henry (Lewisham, W.)Stevens, G. P.Watkinson, H. A.
Prior-Palmer, Brig. O. L.Steward, W. A. (Woolwich, W.)webbe, Sir H. (London & Westminster)
Profumo, J. D.Stewart, Henderson (Fife, E.)Wellwood, W.
Raikes, Sir VictorStoddart-Scott, Col. M.Williams, Rt. Hon. Charles (Torquay)
Ramsden, J. E.Storey, S.Williaim, Sir Herbert (Croydon, E.)
Rayner, Brig. R.Strauss, Henry (Norwich, S.)Williams, Paul (Sunderland, S.)
Redmayne, M.Stuart, Rt. Hon. James (Moray)Williams, R. Dudley (Exeter)
Rees-Davies, W. R.Studholme, H. G.Wills, G.
Remnant, Hon. P.Summers, G. S.Wilson, Geoffrey (Truro)
Renton, D. L. M.Sutcliffe, Sir HaroldWood, Hon. R.
Ridsdale, J. E.Taylor, Sir Charles (Eastbourne)
Roberts, Peter (Heeley)Taylor, William (Bradford, N.)TELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Robertson, Sir DavidThomas, Rt. Hon. J. P. L. (Hereford)Mr. Buchan-Hepburn and
Rodgers, John (Sevenoaks)Thomas, Leslie (Canterbury)Sir Cedric Drewe.
Roper, Sir HaroldThomas, P. J. M. (Conway)

NOES

Acland, Sir RichardDavies, Stephen (Merthyr)Jay, Rt. Hon. D. P. T.
Adams, Richardde Freitas, GeoffreyJeger, George (Goole)
Albu, A. H.Deer, G.Jeger, Mrs. Lena
Allen, Arthur (Bosworth)Delargy, H. J.Jenkins, R. H. (Stechford)
Anderson, Frank (Whitehaven)Dodds, N. N.Jones, David (Hartlepool)
Attlee, Rt. Hon. C. R.Donnelly, D. L.Jones, Frederick Elwyn (West Ham, S.)
Awbery, S. S.Dugdale, Rt. Hon. John CW. Bromwich)Jones, Jack (Rotherham)
Bacon, Miss AliceEde, Rt. Hon. J. C.Keenan, W.
Baird, J,Edwards, Rt. Hon. Ness (Caerphilly)Kenyon, C.
Balfour, A.Edwards, W J. (Stepney)Key, Rt. Hon. C. W.
Barnes, Rt. Hon. A. JEvans, Albert (Islington, S.W.)King, Dr. H. M.
Bartley, P.Evans, Edward (Lowestoft)Lee, Frederick (Newton)
Bence, C R.Evans, Stanley (Wednesbury)Lever, Leslie (Ardwick)
Benn, Hon. WedgwoodFernyhough, E.Lewis, Arthur
Beswick, F.Fienburgh, WLindgren, G. S.
Bevan, Rt. Hon. A. (Ebbw Vale)Finch, H. J.Lipton, Lt.-Col. M
Bing, G H. C.Fletcher, Eric (Islington, E.)Logan, D. G.
Blackburn, F.Foliick, M.MacColl, J. E.
Blenkinsop, A.Forman, J. C.McGhee, H. G
Blyton, W. R.Gaitskell, Rt Hon. H T. N.McGovern, J
Boardman, H.Gibson, C. W.Mclnnes, J.
Bottomley, Rt. Hon A. GGordon Walker, Rt. Hon. P. C.McKay, John (Wallsend)
Bowden, H. W.Greenwood, Anthony (Rossendale)McLeavy, F.
Bowles, F. G.Grey, C. F.MacMillan, M. K. (Western Isles)
Brockway, A. F.Griffiths, David (Rot her Valley)McNeil, Rt. Hon. H.
Brook, Dryden (Halifax)Griffiths, Rt. Hon. James (Llanelly)Mallalieu, J. P. W. (Huddersfield, E.)
Broughton, Dr. A. D. D.Hall, Rt. Hon. Glenvil (Colne Valley)Mann, Mrs. Jean
Brown, Rt. Hon. George (Belper)Hall, John T. (Gateshead, W.)Manuel, A. C.
Brown, Thomas (Ince)Hamilton, W. WMarquand, Rt. Hon. H. A
Burke, W. A.Hardy, E. A.Mason, Roy
Burton, Miss F. E.Hargreaves, AMayhew, C. P.
Butler, Herbert (Hackney, S.)Hastings, S.Messer, Sir F.
Callaghan, L. J.Hayman, F. H.Mikardo, Ian
Carmichael, J.Henderson, Rt. Hon. A. (Rowley Regis)Mitchison, G. R.
Champion, A. J.Herbrson, Miss M.Monslow, W.
Chapman, W. D.Hewitson, Capt. M.Moody, A. S.
Chetwynd, G. R.Hobson, C. RMorgan, Dr. H. B. W.
Clunie, J.Holman, P.Morley, R
Collick, P. H.Holmes, HoraceMorris, Percy (Swansea, W)
Corbet, Mrs. FredaHoughton, DouglasMorrison, Rt. Hon. H. (Lewisham, S.)
Cove, W. G.Hoy, J. H.Mort, D. L.
Craddock, George (Bradford, S.)Hudson, James (Ealing, N.)Moyle, A.
Crosland, C. A. R.Hughes, Cledwyn (Anglesey)Mulley, F. W.
Crossman, R. H. S.Hughes, Emrys (S. Ayrshire)Murray, J. D.
Daines, P.Hynd, H. (Acorington)Nally, W.
Dalton, Rt. Hon. H.Hynd, J. B. (Atteroliffe)Neal, Harold (Bolsover)
Darling, George (Hillsborough)Irvine, A. J. (Edge Hill)Noel-Baker, Rt. Hon. P. J.
Davies, Ernest (Enfield, E.)Irving, W J. (Wood Green)Oldfield, W. H.
Davies, Harold (Leek)Janner, BOliver, G. H

Orbach, M.Royle, C.Tomney, F.
Oswald, T.Shackleton, E. A. A.Turney-Samuels, M.
Padley, W. E.Shinwell, Rt. Hon. EUngeed-Thoma, Sir Lynn
Paget, R. T.Short, E. W.Usborne, H. C.
Paling, Rt. Hon. W. (Dearne Valley)Shurmer, P. L. E.Viant, S. P.
Paling, Will T. (Dewsbury)Silverman, Julius (Erdington)Warbey, W. N.
Palmer, A. M. F.Silverman, Sydney (Nelson)Watkins, T. E.
Pannell, CharlesSimmons, C. J. (Brierley Hill)Webb, Rt. Hon. M. (Bradferd, C.)
Pargiter, G. A.Skeffington, A. M.Weitzman, D.
Parker, J.Slater, J. (Durham, Sedgefield)Wells, Percy (Faversham)
Parkin, B. T.Smith, Ellis (Stoke, S.)West, D. G.
Pearson, A.Smith, Norman (Nottingham, S.)Wheeldon, W. E.
Peart, T. F.Sorensen, R. W.White, Mrs. Eirene (E. Flint)
Plummer, Sir LeslieSeskics, Rt. Hon. Sir FrankWhitley, Rt. Hon. W.
Popplewell, E.Sparks, J. A.Wigg, George
Porter, G.Steele, T.Wilkins, W. A.
Price. J. T. (Westhoughten)Stewart, Michael (Fulham, E.)Willey, F. T.
Price, Philips (Gloucestershire, W.)Starchey, Rt. Hon. J.Williams, David (Neath)
Proctor, W. T.Strauss, Rt. Hon. George (Vauxhall)Williams, Rt. Hon, Thomas (Don V'll'y)
Pryde, D. J.Swingler, S. T.Williams, W. R. (Droyisden)
Pursey, Cmdr. H.Sylvester, G. O.Wilson, Rt. Hon. Harold (Huyton)
Reeves, J.
Reid, Thomas (Swindon)Taylor, Bernard (Mansfield)Winterbottom, Richard (Brightside)
Reid, William (Camiachie)Taylor, John (West Lothian)Woodburn, Rt. Hon. A.
Richards, R.Taylor, Rt. Hon. Robert (Morpeth)Wyatt, W. L.
Robens, Rt. Hon. A.Thomas, George (Cardiff)Yates, V. F.
Roberts, Albert (Normanton)Thomas, Iorwerth (Rhondda, W.)Younger, Rt. Hon. K.
Roberts, Goronwy (Caernarvon)Thomas, Ivor Owen (Wrekin)
Robinson, Kenneth (St. Pancras, N.)Thomson, George (Dundee, E.)

TELLERS FOR THE NOES:

Ross, WilliamThornton, E.Mr. James Johnson and
Mr. Wallace