HC Deb 17 October 1972 vol 843 c3W
29. Mr. Sydney Chapman

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on duty-free goods allowable into the United Kingdom brought in by United Kingdom subjects returning home, after 1st January, 1973, when the United Kingdom has joined the European Economic Community.

Mr. Higgins

This matter is under consideration taking into account proposals put forward by the EEC Commission on 12th September. My right hon. Friend is not yet ready to make a statement, but hopes to do so shortly.