Hansard's Parliamentary Debates. Third Sieries

Hansard's Parliamentary Debates. Third Sieries

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...the Drainage Boards to borrow money on debenture. When the works were completed, the Drainage Board were to make au award, by which nuinientions which he had received, however, concurred in begging him to support the Motion of the hon. Member for the Tower Hamlets for further inquiry. He trusted, however, that the Chancellor of the Exchequer would render a division unnecessary, by consenting to take the second reading on the understanding that the Bill should afterwards be referred to a Select Committee. Mr. CARDWELL said, that the hon. Member for Stamford (Sir Stafford Northcote) began his speech by complaining that the Chancellor of the Exchequer bad not anticipated the discussion upon the principle of the Bill; and in the very next sentence he stated that he supposed upon the principle of the Bill they were all unanimous. The hon. Gentleman nlso spoke of the Motion of the hon. Member for the Tower Hamlets as inopportune, and regretted, that unless he got a certain assurance, he should be compelled to support it. But what, then, became of the complaint against the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if they were all agreed upon the principle of the Bill? His hon. Friend appealed to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to appoint a Committee on the Tobacco Duties at a further stage of the measure; but the question then before the House was this, whether the Bill should be read a second time or not. The hon. Member for Stamford did not appear to stand well to his guns. Would the hon. Gentleman look to the terms of the Amendment, which were "that a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into the expediency of altering the laws for raising a revenue on tobacco"? Would the House let it go forth that it was a question in doubt whether it was...show more

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  • Paperback | 860 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 43mm | 1,506g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236527038
  • 9781236527035