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Amendment Of Estate Duty Enactments

Volume 888: debated on Monday 10 March 1975

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Amendments made : No. 290, in page 123, line 28, after transfer ', insert made on death

No. 291, page 124, line 20, leave out paragraph 4.

No. 292, in line 31, at end insert made on death '.

No. 293, in page 125, line 20, leave out paragraph 8.—[ Mr. Joel Barnett.]

Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER then proceeded pursuant to Order [4th March], to put forthwith the Question, That the Bill be now read the Third time : —

The House divided : Ayes 278, Noes 253.

Barnett, Guy (Greenwich)George, BruceMolloy, William
Barnett, Rt Hon Joel (Heywood)Gilbert, Dr JohnMoonman, Eric
Bates, AlfGinsburg, DavidMorris, Alfred (Wythenshawe)
Bean, R. E.Golding, JohnMorris, Charles R. (Openshaw)
Benn, Rt Hon Anthony WedgwoodGould, BryanMorris, Rt Hon J. (Aberavon)
Bennett, Andrew (Stockport N)Gourlay, HarryMulley, Rt Hon Frederick
Bidwell, SydneyGraham, TedMurray, Rt Hon Ronald King
Bishop, E. S.Grant, George (Morpeth)Newens, Stanley
Blenkinsop, ArthurHamilton, James (Bothwell)Noble, Mike
Boardman, H.Hamilton, W. W. (Central Fife)Oakes, Gordon
Booth, AlbertHardy, PeterOgden, Eric
Boothroyd, Miss BettyHarper, JosephO'Halloran, Michael
Bottomley, Rt Hon ArthurHarrison, Walter (Wakefield)O'Malley, Rt Hon Brian
Boyden, James (Bish Auck)Hatton, FrankOrbach, Maurice
Bradley, TomHayman, Mrs HeleneOvenden, John
Bray, Dr JeremyHealey, Rt Hon DenisPadley, Walter
Brown, Hugh D. (Provan)Heffer, Eric S.Park, George
Brown, Robert C. (Newcastle W)Hooley, FrankParry, Robert
Brown, Ronald (Hackney S)Horam, JohnPavitt, Laurie
Buchan, NormanHowell, Denis (B'ham, Sm H)Pendry, Tom
Buchanan, RichardHoyle, Doug (Nelson)Perry, Ernest
Butler, Mrs Joyce (Wood Green)Huckfield, LesPhipps, Dr Colin
Callaghan, Jim (Middleton & P)Hughes, Rt Hon C. (Anglesey)Prentice, Rt Hon Reg
Campbell, IanHughes, Mark (Durham)Prescott, John
Canavan, DennisHughes, Robert (Aberdeen N)Price, C. (Lewisham W)
Cant, R. B.Hughes, Roy (Newport)Price, William (Rugby)
Carmichael, NeilHunter, AdamRadice, Giles
Carter, RayIrving, Rt Hon S. (Dartford)Richardson, Miss lo
Carter-Jones, LewisJackson, Colin (Brighouse)Roberts, Albert (Normanton)
Cartwright, JohnJackson, Miss Margaret (Lincoln)Roberts, Gwilym (Cannock)
Castle, Rt Hon BarbaraJay, Rt Hon DouglasRobertson, John (Paisley)
Clemitson. IvorJeger, Mrs LenaRoderick, Caerwyn
Cocks, Michael (Bristol S)Jenkins, Hugh (Putney)Rodgers, George (Chorley)
Cohen, StanleyJenkins, Rt Hon Roy (Stechford)Rodgers, William (Stockton)
Coleman, DonaldJohn, BrynmorRooker, J. W.
Colquhoun, Mrs MaureenJohnson, James (Hull West)Roper, John
Concannon, J. D.Johnson, Walter (Derby S)Rose, Paul B.
Conlan, BernardJones, Alec (Rhondda)Ross, Rt Hon W. (Kilmarnock)
Cook, Robin F. (Edin C)Jones, Barry (East Flint)Rowlands, Ted
Corbett, RobinJones, Dan (Burnley)Ryman, John
Cox, Thomas (Tooting)Judd, FrankSandelson, Neville
Craigen, J. M. (Maryhill)Kaufman, GeraldSedgemore, Brian
Cronin, JohnKelley, RichardSelby, Harry
Crosland, Rt Hon AnthonyKerr, RussellShaw, Arnold (Ilford South)
Cryer, BobKilroy-Silk, RobertSheldon, Robert (Ashton-u-Lyne)
Cunningham, G. (Islington S)Kinnock, NeilShore, Rt Hon Peter
Cunningham, Dr J. (Whiteh)Lambie, DavidShort, Rt Hon E. (Newcastle C)
Dalyell, TamLamborn, HarryShort, Mrs Rençe (Wolv NE)
Davidson. ArthurLamond, JamesSilkin, Rt Hon John (Deptford)
Davies, Bryan (Enfield N)Latham, Arthur (Paddington)Silkin, Rt Hon S. C. (Dulwich)
Davies, Denzil (Llanelli)Leadbitter, TedSillars, James
Davies, Ifor (Gower)Lee, JohnSilverman, Julius
Davis, Clinton (Hackney C)Lewis, Arthur (Newham N)Skinner, Dennis
Deakins, EricLewis, Ron (Carlisle)Small, William
Dean, Joseph (Leeds West)Lipton, MarcusSmith, John (N Lanarkshire)
Delargy, HughLitterick, TomSnape, Peter
Dell, Rt Hon EdmundLoyden, EddieSpearing, Nigel
Dempsey, JamesLuard, EvanSpriggs, Leslie
Doig, PeterLyon, Alexander (York)Stallard, A. W.
Dormand, J. D.Lyons, Edward (Bradford W)Stewart, Rt Hon M. (Fulham)
Douglas-Mann, BruceMabon, Dr J. DicksonStott, Roger
Duffy, A. E. P.McCartney, HughStrang, Gavin
Dunn, James A.McElhone, FrankStrauss, Rt Hon G. R.
Dunnett, JackMacFarquhar, RoderickTaylor, Mrs Ann (Bolton W)
Dunwoody, Mrs GwynethMcGuire, Michael (Ince)Thomas, Jeffery(Abertillery)
Eadie, AlexMackenzie, GregorThomas, Mike (Newcastle E)
Edge, GeoffMackintosh, John P.Thomas, Ron(Bristol NW)
Ellis, Tom (Wrexham)Maclennan, RobertThomas, Ron (Bristol NW)
English, MichaelMcMillan, Tom (Glasgow C)Thorne, Stan (Preston South)
Ennals, DavidMcNamara, KevinTierney, Sydney
Evans, John (Newton)Madden, MaxTinn, James
Ewing. Harry (Stirling)Wagee BryanTomlinson, John
Faulds, AndrewMahon, SimonTorney, Tom
Fernyhough, Rt Hon E.Marks, KennethUrwin, T. W.
Flannery, MartinMarquand, DavidVarley, Rt Hon Eric G.
Fletcher, Raymond (Ilkeston)Marshall, Dr Edmund (Goole)Wainwright, Edwin (Dearne V)
Fletcher Ted (Darlington)Marshall, Jim (Leicester S)Walden, Brian (B'ham, L'dyw'd)
Foot, Rt Hon MichaelMason, Rt Hon RoyWalker, Harold (Doncaster)
Ford, BenMeacher, MichaelWalker, Terry (Kingswood)
Forrester, JohnMellish, Rt Hon RobertWard, Michael
Fowler, Gerald (The Wrekin)Mikardo, IanWatkins, David
Fraser, John (Lambeth, N'w'd)Millan, BruceWatkinson, John
Freeson, ReginaldMiller, Dr M. S. (E Kilbride)Weetch, Ken
Garrett, John (Norwich S)Miller, Mrs Millie (Ilford N)Weitzman, David
Garrett, W. E. (Wallsend)Mitchell. R. C. (Soton, Itchen)Wellbeloved, James

White, Frank R. (Bury)Williams, Alan Lee (Hornch'ch)Woodall, Alec
White, James (Pollok)Williams, Rt Hon Shirley (Hertford)Wrigglesworth, Ian
Whitehead, PhillipWilliams, W. T. (Warrington)Young, David (Bolton E)
Whitlock, WilliamWilson, Alexander (Hamilton)TELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Willey, Bt Hon FrederickWilson, William (Coventry SE)Mr. John Ellis and
Williams, Alan (Swansea W)Wise, Mrs AudreyMr. David Stoddart.

NOES

Adley, RobertGlyn, Dr AlanMaxwell-Hyslop, Robin
Aitken, JonathanGoodhart. PhilipMayhew, Patrick
Alison, MichaelGoodhew, VictorMeyer, Sir Anthony
Arnold, TomGoodlad, AlastairMiller, Hal (Bromsgrove)
Atkins, Rt Hon H. (Spelthorne)Gorst, JohnMills, Peter
Awdry, DanielGow, Ian (Eastbourne)Miscampbell, Norman
Bain, Mrs MargaretGower, Sir Raymond (Barry)Mitchell. David (Basingstoke)
Baker, KennethGrant, Anthony (Harrow C)Moate, Roger
Banks, RobertGray, HamishMonro, Hector
Beith, A. J.Grieve, PercyMontgomery, Fergus
Bell, RonaldGriffiths, EldonMoore John (Croyden C)
Bennett, Sir Frederic (Torbay)Grist IanMore, Jasper (Ludlow)
Bennett, Dr Reginald (Fareham)Grylls MichaelMorgan, Geraint
Benyon,W.Hall, Sir JohnMorgan-Giles, Rear-Admiral
Berry, Hon AnthonyHall-Davis, A. G. F.Morris, Michael (Northampton S)
Biffen, JohnHampson, Dr KeithMorrison, Charles (Devizes)
Biggs-Davison, JohnHannam, JohnMorrison, Hon Peter (Chester)
Blaker, PeterHannam, JohnNeave, Airey
Boscawen, Hon. RobertHarrison, Col Sir Harwood (Eye)Nelson, Anthony
Bowden, A. (Brighton, Kemptown)Harvie Anderson, Rt Hon MissNeubert, Michael
Boyson, Dr. Rhodes (Brent)Hastings StephenNewton, Tony
Braine, Sir BernardHavers, Sir MicheelNott, John
Brittan, LeonHawkins, PaulOnslow, Cranley
Brotherton, MichaelHayhoe, BarneyOppenheim, Mrs Sally
Brown, Sir Edward (Bath)Henderson, DouglasPage, John (Harrow West)
Bryan, Sir PaulHeseltine, MichaelPage, Rt Hon R. Graham (Crosby)
Buchanan-Smith, AlickHicks, RobertPardoe, John
Buck, AntonyHiggins, Terence L.Parkinson, Cecil
Budgen, NickHolland, PhilipPenhaligon, David
Bulmer, EsmondHolland, PeterPercival, Ian
Burden, F.A. Howe, Rt Hn Sir GeoffreyPeyton, Rt Hon John
Burden, F. A. Howell David (Gulldford)Pink, R. Bonner
Carlisle, MarkHowells. Geraint (Cardign)Pym, Rt. Hon Francis
Chalker, Mrs LyndaHunt, JohnRaison, Timothy
Channon, Paul
Clark, Alan (Plymouth, Sutton)Hurd, DouglasRathbone, Tim
Clark, William (Croydon S)Irving, Charles (Cheltenham)Rawlinson, Rt Hon Sir Peter
Clarke, Kenneth (Rushcliffe)James, DavidRees, Peter (Dover & Deal)
Clegg, WalterJenkin, Rt Hon P.(Wanst'd & W'df'd)Rees, Davies, W.R.
Cockcroft, JohnJessel, Toby
Cooke, Robert (Bristol W)Johnson Smith, G.(E.Grinstead)Reid George
Cope, JohnJones, Arthur (Daventry)Renton, Rt Hon Sir D. (Hunts)
Cormack, PatrockJopling MichaelRenton, Tim (Mid-Sussex)
Costain, A.P.Joseph, Rt Hon Sir KeithRidley, Hon Nicholas
Crawford, DouglasKaberry, Sir DonaldRidsdale, Julian
Critchley, JulianKershaw, AnthonyRifkind, Malcolm
Crowder, F.P.Kilfedder, JamesRoberts, Michael (Cardiff NW)
Dean, Paul (N Somerset)Kimball, MarcusRoberts, Wyn (Conway)
Dodsworth, GeoffreyKing, Evelyn (South Dorset)Ross, Stephen (Isle of Wight)
Douglas-Hamilton, Lord JamesKing, Tom (Bridgwater)Rossi, Hugh (Hornsey)
du Cann, Rt Hon EdwardKnight Mrs JillRost, Peter (SE Derbyshire)
Durant, TonyKnox, DavidRoyal, Sir Anthony
Eden, Rt Hon Sir JohnLamont, NormanSainsbury, Tim
Edwards, Nicholas (Pembroke)Lane, DavidSt. John-Stevas, Norman
Elliott, Sir WilliamLamont, NormanShaw, Giles (Pudsey)
Emery, PeterLane, DavidShelton, William (Streatham)
Evans, Gwynfor (Carmarthen)Lawrence IvanShepherd, Colin
Ewing, Mrs Winifred (Moray)Lawson, NigelShersby, Michael
Eyre ReginaldLe Marchant, SpencerSims, Roger
Faibairn, NicholasLester Jim (Beeston)Sinclair, Sir George
Fairgrieve, RussellLewis, Kenneth (Rutland)Skeet, T.H.H.
Farr, JohnLloyd, IanSmith, Cyril (Rochdale)
Fell, AnthonyLoveridge, JohnSmith, Dudley (Warwick)
Finsberg, GeoffreyLuce, RichardSpeed, Keith
Fisher, Sir NigelMac Cormick, IainSpence, John
Fletcher, Alex (Edinburgh N)Mc Crindle, RobertSpicer, Michael (S Worcester)
Fletcher, Miss JanetMacGregor, NeilSproat, Iain
Fowler, Norman (Sutton C'f'd)MacGregor, JohnStanley, John
Fox, MarcusMacmillan, Rt Hon M. (Farnham)Steel, David (Roxburgh)
Fraser, Rt Hon H. (Stafford & St)McNair-Wilson, M. (Newbury)Steen, Anthony (Wavertree)
Freud, ClementMcNair-Wilson, P. (New Forest)Stewart, Donald (Western Isles)
Fry, PeterMarshall, Michael (Arundel)Stewart, Ian (Hitchin)
Gardiner, George (Reigate)Marten, NeilStokes, John
Gardner, George (S Fylde)Mates, MichaelStradling Thomas, J.
Gilmour, Rt Hon Ian (Chesham)Maudling, Rt Hon ReginaldTapsell, Peter
Gilmour, Sir John (East Fife)Mawby, RayTaylor, Teddy (Cathcart)

Tebbit, NormanWiggers, PeterWigley, Dafydd
Temple-Morris, PeterWakeham, JohnWilson, Gordon (Dundee E)
Thatcher, Rt Hon MargaretWalker, Rt Hon P. (Worcester)Winterton, Nicholas
Thomas, Dafydd (Merioneth)Walters, DennisWood, Rt Hon Richard
Thompson, GeorgeWatt, HamishYoung, Sir G. (Ealing, Acton)
Townsend, Cyril D.Weatherill, Bernard
Trotter, NevilleWells, JohnTELLERS FOR THE NOES:
Tugendhat, ChristopherWelsh, AndrewMr. Adam Butler and
van Straubenzee, W. R.Whitelaw, Rt Hon WilliamMr. Fred Silvester.
Vaughan, Dr. GerardWiggin, Jerry

Question accordingly agreed to.

Bill read the Third time and passed.