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« trRESS ASSOCIATION *rEL£GRAM.) WESTPORT,' August 6. At a publio racotinp, hcld in Town Hull to-night, the Mayor (Mr Menziee) pretriding, to consider the Government's proposed legislation to take over tlio \V««tport Harbour Board, tlic following resolution was carried..; —"That this meeting' of the citizcns of West port does not disagree with tho action of tho Government in taking over tho Board, provided (1) it ia made clear that the retiring Harbour Board is not responsible for tho present unfavourable financial position, and ('2) that the revenue from the lands held ! in trust by tho present Harbour Board under tie Act of 188-S, is net aside-, and u&ed only for tho dflvclopm&ut of West port Harbour aixl the lanuti" connected therewith." A resolution vu3 also carried that tho Government be asked to repeal claus&j 108 nnd 109 of the Finance Act of 1915, and refund to tho Bofcrd the revenues tulcen under thoso clauses, amounting to eome £67,000. > r ~ =

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WESTPORT HARBOUR., Press, Volume LVI, Issue 16907, 7 August 1920

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WESTPORT HARBOUR. Press, Volume LVI, Issue 16907, 7 August 1920

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