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Proceedings

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE EIGHTEENTH PARLIAMENT OB

GREAT BRITAIN,

ment.

HOUSE OF LORDS.-Feb. 25. 1800. Ir. The Bills before the House were
TH
HE Marinc Mutiny Bill was brought forwarded in their respective stages.

up from the Commons and read a 13. Seven private Bills were presented firft time, as was the Bill for continuing from the Commons. the Suspension of the Habeas Corpus 14. The Bill for preventing for a time Act; but, on the motion that it be read to be limited the making of starch, the a fecond time now,

Bill for granting 200,000l. towards the Lord Holland said, the precipitation reduction of the National Debt, and the with which Ministers hurried on this Hull Pilot Bill, were brought up from Bill, and their attempt to carry it through the Commons, and read a first time. its several stages in one day, was unpar

17. The several Bills before the House liamentary, informal, and improper. were forwarded in their respective stages. 'That they had not even the plea of ne- 18. The third reading of the Starch ceffity for it; but his motive for making Prohibition Bill was poftponed to Thursthese observations was, that the prece. day next. dent should not be followed by practice, 19. The Bills before the House were and that the experiment should not be forwarded in their respective ftages. converted into a regular cuftom of the 20. The Starch Bill was read a third House, which, he was forry to observe, time. of lace happened but too often.

Lord Darnley moved for a Committee The Lord Chancellor replied, that the to inquire into the stock of Corn remaincircumftance arose from inadvertency in ing from last season, the deficiency of the the House adjourning over to this day, late crop, and the supplies now on band, instead of yeħterday, which was intend- which was negatived. ed: for in that case the Bill might have 21. Read a third time and passed the been read then a first time, and proceed. Bill for granting 200,000l, towards reed through its regular ftages without ducing the National Debt, and the Starch infringing on the customs of Parlia. Bill. Lord Holland gave notice, that on the

HOUSE OF COMMONS.- Feb. 34. further reading of the Bill, it was his intention to oppose its principle.

The Lord Mayor presented a petition 27. The Bill for continuing the Suf- from the City of London in common pention of the Habeas Corpus Act was interfere with his Majetty, that he would

Hall affembled, praying that House to read a third time, and paffed. 28. The Royal Aflent was given by deavours to accomplish peace on safe and

be graciously pleased to use his beft enCommiffion to the Habeas Corpus Sur.

honourable terms. penfion Bill, to the Scotch Diftillery, and

The Bill to continue the further fur, to two private Bills. March

3. The Bills before the House pension of the Habeas Corpus Act was were forwarded in their

respective stages. read a third time and passed. 4. The Marine Mutiny Bill was read

Budget. a third time and passed.

s. The Annuity Loan Bill was receive The Chancellor of the Exchequer moved from the Commons, as was the Billed the Order of the Day for the House for increasing duties on foreign and home to resolve itself into a Committee of the fpirits, and on teas. They were severally whole House, to consider of Ways and read a first time.

Means for raising a Supply: 6. The 20, 500,000 Loan Bill, and the The House having resolved itself acTea Duty Bill, were brought up and pre- cordingly, Mr Bragge in the chair, sented by Mr Bragge, and read a first The Cbancellor of the Exchequer proand frcond rime.

ceeded to open the Budget, and spoke to 7. The New Loan and Tea Tax Bills the following effect: In ftating the were read a third time and passed. principal heads of Service of Supply of

10.The Royal Aflent was given by Com- the year, I shall have little more to do mission to the Loan Bill of 20,500 000l. than to recapitulate the items which to the Bills for increaling the Duties on came before the House on the preceding Home and Foreign Spirits and on Teas, year."--Here Mr Pitt stated the various and to the Marine Mutiny Bill.

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of Service, of which the following are ing produce of the Consolidated Pund in the sums in gross :

not only what will give fatisfaction, but

will excite surprize, it being no less than Supply.

L. $. d. Five millions and an Hait, it being beNavy

13,619,079 13 11

tween Three Millions and Three MilArmy

11,350,079 II 10

lions and an Half beyond the ordinary Ordnance

1,695,936 17 11 produce.” Here Mr Pitt ftated the dif Miscellaneous Services

ferent Items of Ways and Means, of

750,000 0 Intereft due to the Bank 816,650 0

which the following are the sums in Deficiency Ways and

gross : 447,039

Ways and Means. Ditto Land and Malt

Sugar, Tobacco, and Malt, £o. 2,750,000

350,000 To pay off Exchequer

Lottery,

100,000 Bills, raised by 39th

Surplus Consolidated Fund Geo. III. c. 71. 2,306,2500

on sth April, 1801, esti

mated at Ditto on Lives and

5,500,000 Contributions

Exports and Imports, 1,079,730

1,250,000 Ditto Supply, 1806 1,914,000

1ol. per Cent. on

Income, £7,000,000 370728,785 3 8

Deduct in. Remains for unforeseen

tereft on£8,000,000 Services

Ditto on 11,000,000 1,771,215

Ditto on 15,500,000 £. 39,500,000 3 8

1,700,000

-5,300,000 Mr Pitt then proceeded to explain Bank Charter,

3,000,000 the Ways and Means of the year to Loan,

18,500,000 meet the above Şupply, and fated the different heads. . Upon the subject of

36,500,000 the Tax upon Income, he observed, that Vote of Credit,

3,000,000 the produce of it for the year 1999 was 6,200,000l.; but including remittances

£.39,500,000 which are to come from foreign pofTef- Having Aated the Ways and Means, fions connected with this country, the and enumerated the articles of which whole mightfairly be taken at 7,000,000. they are composed, it remains for nie to

"Upon this subject," said he, “I ftate to the Committee the terms of the thall hereafter have to submit to the con- Loan, the means for defraying it, by fideration of the House such regulations way of permanent charges; and the as way be deemed adviseable upon that Taxes to be added for that purpose. fubject, and I am perfuaded that Gen. With respect to the Loan of 18,500,cool. tlemen will have no difficulty in con- exclusive of 2,000,000 for Ireland, these ceiving it not to be over-stated at the terms are so well known that I need hardfum for which I take it ; indeed it can ly repeat them; but, however, that there hardly happen that in collecting a Tax may be no deficiency upon that subject, for the first year of its impoft, it can a. I will ftate the terms, which demonftrate mount to the fum at which it is eftimat. the fufficiency of this country to meet ed; but it has so happened in the course the contest, and support us in the frug. of this War, contrary to the experience gle in which we are engaged, and which we have had in former Wars, that Taxes ierms are as follow : have been productive in the first instance. 110 3 per Cent. Consols. That arises either from the Taxes be- a 611

£67 76 ing laid on subjects that were well knowni, 47 Ditio Reduced a 613 29

08 or the collection of them being rendered simple, such as we may sately rely on

96 8 as to their produce. The Tax upon In- Discount at the rate of 4 per come, however, connot be expected at Cent. for 307 Days on gol.

3 14 6. present to produce its maximum. I am is about persuaded that neither seven nor eight millions will be its maximum ; but I shall

£99 2 8 take credit for no more than what I have This is one of the moft favourable already stated, and which I Mall ftate a- bargains that ever was made on behalf gain amongst other Items. The grow of the public, and yet those who con,

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cluded it have good reason to be satisfied. should exempt them from a permanent At the time when the bargain was made, tax, if such a tax is in itself defirable. neither myself, nor those with whom I With regard to Rum and Brandy, no treated, knew the ftate of the funds; but objection can lay againt the tax upon on the day before the 3 per Cents fluctu. them. I calculate that the produce of ed a little, that is from 601 to 60, but the former will be ico,cool, and of the to 614, so that if there be any doubt up- later 120,000!. making an aggregate of on the subject, the doubl is, whether a '920,000l.; which, added to i he produce small Bonus was given by the individual of the duties upon Tea, will give the to the public, or by the public to the in- fum of 350,0col. exceeding by 30,000!. dividual ; but in short, the bargain is un the sum necessary. der four three quarters per cent intereft on the Loan. I do not mean to enlarge

Recapitulation. upon this subject now-I only ask Gen.

sl. per Cent, on all Tea fold tlemen to compare these terms with the

at 29. 6d. per lb. and upterms of former Loans, before the ao

wards, at the East India doption of the plan upon which Loans

Company's Tales

£130,000 are now conducted, for then they will id.per Gallon on Corn Wash fee the terms of this Loan in their true

(equal to sd. on the Spirit) ICO,000 light. I am not arguing the point, it jod. ditto on Brandy necds no argument; it is a thing de

8d. ditto op Rum

110,000 pending upon a plain flatement of facts and figures ; it is a statement made pur-, posely without comment, in order that each Gentleman in the Committee may These contain all the articles of taxation. draw his own commento

But I must beg leave to state, that with It next remains that I should submit respect to one article in the Ways and to the Committee the New Taxes for Means, the sum of three millions for the the purposes of paying the interest of the Bank Charter. It is not my intention debi thus created. The first which I now to enter into any discussion of that fhall propose will be a small increase of measure, especially as ic fiands for dile duty upon the higher priced Teas; a cussion hereafter, but I feel entitled to Sum of s per cent. upon those Fine Teas, take credit for it upon the ground which not to attach to any under 25. 6d. per lb. has been discused already. It is necelI am encouraged to hope that this tax fary 10 add this sum to make up the age will be unexceptionable, from a consider. gregate of 39,500,ocol.Waysand Means. ation of the sales of the India Company, Sir, I really think these simple facts themnotwithstanding the increase of duties felves, the facility with which the deceflaft imposed. The produce of this tax I fary supplies are raised, unaccompanied eftimate will amount to 130,000l. The with any comment, prove, beyond the next article I shall propose as an object power of language, the growing profof taxation will be an additional duty on fperity of the country ; and afford us an both Foreign and British Spirits--one additional reason for carrying on the penny a gallon on the wash of the latter, War until we can arrive at a secure and which will be equal to sd. per gallon on honourable Peace. the former, with a new increase upon After a short debate, or rather converRum and Brandy in the fame propor. fation, in which Mr Tierney, Mr Jolliffe, tions. With respect to the articles them. and Mr Bu don took a part, Mr Pire selves, no Gentleman will dissent from moyed the several Resolutions, whicha the propriety of taxing them as high as being agreed to, the Report of the Comthey would bear, But with regard to mittee was ordered to be received to. the thing, as taken in another point of morrow. view, I will not now enter into the dif- 25. The Report of the Committee of cussion of ftopping the diftilleries, and Ways and Means was brought up by Me how far that may be adequate as to its Bragge. The Resolutions were agreed obje&t of fupplying an increase of food to, and Bills ordered accordingly. for the country, or whether the incon- The House went into a Committee on veniences which would arise to the pub- a report of the Bank proposal, relative to lic in another point of view may not over- the renewal of their charter, and a Bill balance the advantages to be derived was ordered. from it, but surely it cannot be thought 27. The Bill for increasing the Duty that a stoppage of a temporary nature on Home and Foreign Spiries, and upon

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Teas exceeding in value 25. 6d. per Ib. Sir Charles Bunbury moved for leave was read a firft time.

to bring in a Bill to explain and amend Mar. 3. The Biils for increafing the the 36th of the King relative to the Poor leveral Duties according to the new Taxes Laws.-Leare given. went through their relpective ftages, and 10. The Mu'iny Bill was read a sethe Loan Bill went through a Commit• cond time, the Bank Charter Bill went tec.

through a Committee, and the Bill for 4. A Message was received from the granting 100,000!. towards the reducLords, ftating that they had agreed to tion of the National Debt was read a the Marine Mutiny Bill, and to a private third time and pased. Bill.

This being the lat day for presenting The Bill for granting 200,000l. 10- private petitions, a vast number were wards reducing the National Debt, was brought up, and laid on the table. read a first time.

19. The Bill for extending the time s. Colonel Stanley presented a petition, for Bodies Corporate to redeem the Land which he moved might be referred to a Tax, was read a first and ordered to be Committee, from the journeymen cotton- read a fecond time to-morrow. workers, weavers, and spinners, in the The Report on the Mutiny Bill was counties of York, Carlisle, Lancaster, brought up, the amendments agreed to, and Derby, praying for some regulations and the Bill ordered to be read a third respecting their wages.

time to-morrow, He presented another petition from The House resolved itself into a Comthe matters in the said occupations, of mittee on the Expiring Laws Bill-rethe counties of York and Lancafter; and fumed. it was ordered to lie on the table.

The Report was brought up, and or. Mr Parker Coke, after making some dered to be received to-morrow. observations on the existing laws of maf- On the Order of the Day being read, ter and servant, and ftating that it was for the House to resolve itself into a Comnecessary to make some regulations there- mittee on the Bill for cultivating Potatoes in, moved for leave to bring in a Bill for on Common or Wafte Laods, the better fettlement of disputes between A conversation censued on the technie Masters and Mistresles of Families and nal application and meaning of the words their menial or domestic servants, which “Common" and "Waite" Lands, which being granted, the Bill was immediately ended in omitting the word "Common" brought in, read a first time, and, to ac- throughout the Bill, and reserving the commodate the Magiftrates, that they word “ Waste" only. might be afforded the opportunity of 20, The Report on the Expiring Laws confidering it at the ensuing sessions, the Bill was received and the different Rethird reading was ordered for the 22d folutions agreed to. day of April next.

The Mutiny Bill was read a third The Loan Bill and the New Taxes time and passed. Bill were read a third time, and ordered Mr W. Dundas, after noticing the to the Lords.

preffing wants of Scotland, where nine6. The Bill for granting 200,000l. for tenths of the people, he observed, lived the reduction of the National Debu par- chiefly on oaten bread, moved, that the fed through a Committee of the whole House should resolve itself into a Com. House.

mittee of the whole House on WednefLord Hawkesbury brought up the Re. day next, to consider of granting a bounport of the Corn Committee.-Referred ty on Oats and Oatmeal imported.to the Committee of the whole House Ordered, appoinie i to consider farther of the pre- Mr Dundas also gave notice that on fent scarcity.

Tuesday next he would make a Mo9. The Bank Charter Bill was read a tion for granting certain Allowances to fecond time,

Adjutants, Serjeants Majors, and Sere Mr Baker moved for leave to bring in jeants of the Militia who had been einthe following Bills, viz. A Bill for a- bodied. mending and explaining the 36t}} of the Mr Bastard thought some allowance King, for regulating Mills; a Bill for fhould also be made to Substitutes of the granting a Bounty on the Importation of Militia who were fill liable to serve, Corn; á Bili for regulating the Price and though they were not now in actual Alfize of Bread; and a Bill to prohibit pay. the making of Starch. Leave given. Mr Dundas said that the present was

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