HC Deb 19 November 1964 vol 702 cc85-6W
57. Mr. Wingfield Digby

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer in view of the threat to rural delivery services, owing to increased costs, if he will take steps to alleviate the hardship to those living in the countryside by exempting such services from the increased fuel tax.

Mr. MacDermot

I am afraid that I cannot agree to any relief from this necessary increase in taxation apart from that which my right hon. Friend the Minister of Transport has offered to the bus industry.

rities and others who have helped in this success. I hope we shall do even better and that L.E.A.s will continue to use every effort to attract more married women back to the profession.