HC Deb 25 April 1972 vol 835 c225W
24. Mr. Hunt

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what follow-up is made to ascertain the extent to which purchase tax reductions are passed on to the consumer.

Mr. Higgins

No special arrangements have been made to ascertain the effect on prices of the recent cuts in purchase tax, but there have been very few complaints of failure to pass on the reductions to the consumer in full.

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