Motion made, and Question,
That, as from 20th March 1985, the rate of duty specified in section 5 of the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 shall be increased from £15.48 per litre of alcohol in the spirits to £15.77 per litre of alcohol in the spirits.
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.— [Mr. Lawson.]
put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 114 (Ways and Means motions), and agreed to.