HC Deb 15 March 1982 vol 20 c118

Motion made, and Question,

That, as from 10 March 1982, the rates of duty under section 55 of the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 shall be as follows—

That, as from 12th March 1982, for the Table in Schedule 1 to the Tobacco Products Duty Act 1979 there shall be substituted the following Table—

1. Cigarettes An amount equal to 21 per cent. of the retail price plus £20.68 per thousand cigarettes
2. Cigars £39.00 per kilogram
3. Hand-rolling tobacco £33.65 per kilogram
4. Other smoking tobacco and chewing tobacco £24.95 per kilogram"

And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.—[Sir Geoffrey Howe.]

Put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 94 (Ways and Means motions), and agreed to.

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