§ Mr. Milne
asked the President of the Board of Trade what discussions have taken place with the Association of British Travel Agents in regard to the application of Selective Employment Tax to the travel trade; and what assurances were given by his Department to the 42W Association of British Travel Agents' representatives.
§ Mr. Jay
At a meeting with my hon. Friend the Minister of State on 31st October, the Association asked that the tax should be made refundable to the travel trade. He replied that the Government will consider the treatment of the travel trade along with other aspects of the tax which are to be reviewed.