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HOUSE OF LORDS.Feb. 25. 1800. Ir. The Bills before the House were
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 tinie, as was the Bill for continuing from the Commons. the Sulpenfion of the Habeas Corpus 14. The Bill for preventing for a time Act; bit, 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 Minilters 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 stagrs. 'That they had not even the plea of ne- 18. The third reading of the Starch cessity for it; but his motive for making Prohibition Bill was poftponed to Thursthese observations was, that the prece. day next. dent Mhould not be followed by practice, 19. The Bills before the House were and that the experiment should not be forwarded in their relpective 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 late happened but too ofien.

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 laft season, the deficiency of the the House adjourning over to this day, late crop, and the supplies now on band, inftead of yefterday, which was intend- which was negatived. ed: for in that case the Bill might have 21. Read a third time and paffed 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. 14. further reading of the Bill, it was his intention to oppose its principle.

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

Hall assembled, praying that House to read a third time, and paffed.

28. The Royal Aflent was given by be graciously pleased to use his beft en Commiffion to the Habeas Corpus Suf. deavours to accomplish peace on safe and

honourable terms. pension 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 move ed 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 spirits, and on teas. They were severally whole House, to consider of Ways and read a firft time.

Means for railing 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 Braggc, and read a firft

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 Atating the were read a third time and passed. principal heads of Service of Supply of

Io. The Royal Aflent wasgiven by Com- ine year, I Mall have little more to do mission to the Loan Bill of 20,500 cool. 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 ftared the various and to thic Marinc Mutiny Bill.

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

not only what will give satisfaction, but

will excite surprize, it being no less than Supply.

L. 8. d. Five millions and an Hait, it being beNavy

13,619,079 13 11

tween Three Millions and Three MilArmy

lions and an Half beyond the ordinary

11,350,079 II IO Ordnance

1,695,936 17 11 produce.” Here Mr Pitt stated the difMiscellaneous Services

ferent Items of Ways and Means, of

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

which the following are the sums in Deficiency Ways and

grofs : 447,039

Ways and Means. Ditto Land and Malt

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

350,000 0 To pay off Exchequer


100,000 Bills, raised by 39th

Surplus Consolidated Fund Geo. III. c. 71. 2,306,250

on sth April, 1801, eftiDitto on Lives and

mated at

5,500,000 Contributions

Exports and Imporis, 1,079,730 0

1,250,00 Ditto Supply, 1800 1,914,000

sol. per Cent. on

Income, £7,000,000 37,728,785 3

Deduct in

8 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


-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 mcet the above Supply, and itated 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 6,200,00ol.; but (including remittances

£:39,500,000 which are to come from foreign poffef. Having Aated the Ways and Means, fions connected with this country, the and enumerated the articles of which whole mightfairly be taken at 7,000,000l. they are composed, it remains for me 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 may be deemed adviseable upon that Taxes to be added for that purpose.subject, 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.ftated at the terms are so well known that I need hardfum for which I take it ; indeed it can ly repeat them; but, however, thatthere hardly happen that in collecting a Tax may be no deficiency upon that subject, for the firft year of its impoft, it can a. I will ftate the terms, which demonstrate 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 fruge of this War, contrary to the experience gle in which we are engaged, and which we have had in former Wars, that Taxes Terms are as follow : have been productive in the first instance. JIO 3 per Cent. Consols. That arises either from the Taxes be- a 611

£.67 g 6 ing laid on subjects that were well known, 47 Ditio Reduced a 611 29

8 or the collection of them being render. ed 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

£992 8 take credit for no more than what I have This is one of the moft favourable already ftated, and which I mall state 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. Mould exempt them from a permanent At the time when the bargain was made, tax, if such a tax is in itself de firable. 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 againf 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 boto 601, but the former will be ico,oool. and of the to 611, so that if there be any doubt up- later 120,000!. making an aggregate of on the subject, the doubl is, whether a 220,cool.; which, added to the 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 350,6col. excecding by 30,000!. dividual ; but in short, the bargain is un. the sum necellary. der four three quarters per cent intereft on the Loan. I do not mean to enlarge

Recapitulation. upon this subject now-I only as Gen

Cent, on all Tea. sold 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 Galion on Corn Wash see the terms of this Loan in their true

(equal to sd. on the Spirit) ICO,OCO light. I am not arguing the point, it

iod. ditto on Brandy necds no argument; it is a thing de.

8d. ditto on Rum

} 120,CO pending upon a plain flatement of facts and figures ; it is a statement made pur

350 000 posely without comment, in order that each Gentleman in the Committee may These contain all the articles of taxation, draw his own comment.

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 intereft of the Bank Charter. It is not my intention debt 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 is hands for dilo 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 discusled already. It is necelI am encouraged to hope that this tax fary to add this sum to make up the age will be unexceprionable, from a consider- gregate of 39,500,000l. Waysand Means. ation of the sales of the India Company, Sir, I really think these simple facts them. notwithstanding the increase of duis felves, the facility with which the deceflast 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 hall propose as an object power of language, the growing profof taxation will be an additional duty on sperity of the country; and afford us an both Foreign and British Spiritse-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, wiih a new increase upon

After a short debate, or rather converRum and Brandy in the same 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 moved 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 view, I will not now enter into the dis- 25. The Report of the Committee of cussion of stopping the distilleries, and Ways and Means was brought up by Me how far that may be adequate as to its Bragge. The Refolutions were agreed object of supplying 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 foppage of a temporary nature on Home and Foreign Spiriis, and upon



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