HC Deb 28 January 1954 vol 522 cc265-6W
Miss Burton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that a tax of 214 per cent. on fuel oil is adding considerably to the cost of living; that in so far as Coventry Corporation Transport is concerned this tax represents about 12 per cent. of the running expenses of the omnibuses; and what reply he has sent to the letter on this matter from the Women's Central Committee of the Coventry Labour Party.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

I have received representations to this effect. I am sending the hon. Member a copy of my reply to the letter she mentions.

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