HC Deb 09 July 1957 vol 573 c30W
87. Mr. Ernest Davies

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give an estimate of the total cost to the Revenue of exempting diesel oil used for road transport from the duty on hydrocarbon oils and of exempting from duty diesel oil used in public service vehicles.

Mr. P. Thorneycroft

About £63 million and £30 million, respectively, in the first full year.