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The Budget. Mr Asquith delivered a somewhat dull, but one of the most lucid Budget speeches ever heard in the House of Commons. The Budget itself is regarded as sound and progressive," and as paving the way for a mure comprehensive Budget in 1U07â" a preface to the re-organisation of the revenue, expenditure, and binking fund." The estimated surplus for this year after deducting £ 400,000 for contingencies is £ 2,674,000. With this surplus it is proposed (1) to repeal the tax on coal from November next; (2) to take Id. per lb. off tea from July 1st (:-}) that necessitious school districts should receive £ 135,000 (4) that differen- tial duty on stripped tobacco be reduced from 8/3 to ¡JIO!; (5) that parcels post and tele- graph facilities be enlarged, at a cost of J6105,000 (6) that the debt be reduced by £ 500,000. Some, no doubt, will condemn Mr Asquith because he does not provide for a reduction in the income tax and the sugar duty, but the money at his disposal did not permit him to do either. 2d. instead of Id. off tea would be more welcome than the abolition of the coal tax. The Chancellor stated that there had been a steady diminution in the liquor bill for several years past, and he made the striking announcement that the reduction in gross national liabilities by nearly £ 150,000,000 between 1870 and 1899 had been completely swept away in the last seven years. J..

Mr Howell Idris, M.P.

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