HC Deb 10 November 1970 vol 806 cc137-8W
Mr. Stanbrook

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the need to combat atmospheric pollution and in order to offset the current relaxation in smokeless zone controls, he will take steps to remove purchase tax from all types of smokeless fuel appliances.

Mr. Higgins

There are difficulties about this, but we will keep the suggestion in mind during the current review of indirect taxation.

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