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10 Alteration And Reorganisation Of Tobacco Duties

Volume 929: debated on Monday 4 April 1977

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Motion made, and Question,

  • (a) the period during which orders may be made under section 1(4) of the Finance Act 1973 shall be extended to the end of 1977;
  • (b) on the repeal at the end of that year of the duties charged by section 4 of the Finance Act 1964 provision may be made for terminating drawback in respect of those duties and for further increasing the duty charged under section 4 of the Finance Act 1976; and
  • (c) provision may be made for enabling the Treasury to make orders specifying products that are or are not to be treated for the purposes of that duty as cigarettes, cigars, hand-rolling tobacco, other smoking tobacco or chewing tobacco.—[Mr. Healey.]
  • put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 94 ( Ways and Means motions), and agreed to.

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    Abse, LeoBates, AlfBray, Dr. Jeremy
    Allaun, FrankBean, R. E.Broughton, Sir Alfred
    Anderson, DonaldBennett, Andrew (Stockport N.)Brown, Hugh D. (Provan)
    Archer, PeterBidwell, SydneyBrown, Robert C. (Newcastle W.)
    Armstrong, ErnestBishop, E. S.Brown, Ronald (Hackney S.)
    Ashley, JackBlenkinsop, ArthurBuchan, Norman
    Ashton, JoeBoardman, H.Buchanan, Richard
    Atkins, Ronald (Preston N.)Booth, Rt. Hon. AlbertButler, Mrs. Joyce (Wood Green)
    Atkinson, NormanBoothroyd, Miss BettyCallaghan, Rt. Hon. J. (Cardiff SE)
    Bagier, Gordon A. T.Bottomley, Rt. Hon. ArthurCallaghan, Jim (Middleton & P.)
    Barnett, Guy (Greenwich)Boyden, James (Bish Auck)Campbell, Ian
    Barnett, Rt. Hon. Joel (Heywood)Bradley, TomCanavan, Dennis