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to suggest. Actually, having regard to the composition of the consultative committee, it is inconceivable that all its members, even all those who attended this week's meeting, were in agreement on this matter. But press reports have, quite deliberately of course, turned what was obviously the view of some members of the committee into that of the committee as a whole, The finance minister, who has already given the impression of being convinced of the need to do something about 'double taxation' of dividends, can now say, when he presents the 1997-98 budget in four weeks' time, that this was also what the people's representatives had wanted of him.

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