HC Deb 16 November 1964 vol 702 c16W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will take steps to abolish the taxes on sweets and ice cream.

Mr. MacDermot

No. My right hon. Friend's Budget Speech made it clear why there can be no immediate prospect of tax reductions. The scope and incidence of the Purchase Tax will be fully reviewed in due time.

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