HC Deb 27 November 1973 vol 865 cc120-1W
Mr. Ewing

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a copy of the circular sent to Scottish local authorities which are hackney licensing authorities instructing these authorities to increase the fare per mile for taxi travel to take account of value added tax.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

I am sending the hon. Member a copy of the circular, which advised town councils of the powers available to them for taking action to meet the effects of the introduction of value added tax on the taxi trade in their areas.

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