§ 50. Mr. Bessell
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will now seek to exempt registered disabled drivers from paying the additional tax on motor fuel.
§ 62 and 63. Mr. Berry
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) whether he will state the etimated revenue from the 277W tax on fuel used by motor vehicles in the year ending 31st March, 1969; and how much of this is attributable to the increase of 4dper gallon imposed in March, 1968;
(2) how much of the estimated revenue from the tax on fuel used by motor vehicles in the year ending 31st March, 1969, is attributable to the increase of 5dper gallon imposed in November, 1968.
§ Mr. Taverne
Following are the figures:
HYDROCARBON OIL DUTY ON LIGHT OIL AND D.E.R.V. £ million Financial Year 1968–69 Budget estimate, before duty increase 925 Budget estimate of increase due to extra 4d. a gallon on duty 76 Regulator Surcharge estimate 30 1,031