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House Of Lords (Attendance Allowance)

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, since the present daily attendance allowance paid tax-free to Members of the House of Lords is worth to most of them on a normal tax basis as much as £100 a day and, having regard to the Government's policy of cuts in public expenditure, why he will not seek to tax these and similar payments.