HC Deb 24 May 1974 vol 874 c315W
Mrs. Sally Oppenheim

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the proportional breakdown of his estimate of £125 million revenue in a full year from the imposition of value added tax on sweets and chocolates, including chocolate biscuits, ice cream, soft drinks, crisps and nuts, in respect of each of these items.

Dr. Gilbert

The information is:

Estimates of revenue from value added tax in 1974–75 (full year)
(£ million)
Confectionery, including chocolates and chocolate biscuits 70
Ice cream 10
Soft drinks 35
Potato crisps and salted nuts 10
Total 125