§ Mr. Marten
asked the Secretary of State for Energy how much has been claimed by the EEC or ECSC by way of levies on coal and steel since 1st January 1973.
§ Mr. Varley
For coal the levy on production amounted to £2,257,107 in 1973 and £853,702 in the first five months of this year. For steel the figures are £3,784,389 in 1973 and £1,872,820 in the first five months of this year. This is in addition to the initial entrance fee of £24 million payable over three years to cover both coal and steel.