HC Deb 27 February 1976 vol 906 cc391-2W
Mr. Christopher Price

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proposals he has to modify the confidentiality rule in the Inland Revenue Department in cases where it is clear to the Department

1974 Average Annual Increase 1974–79
£ million £ million Per cent.
Private investment:
Fixed investment 4,800 250 4.7
Stockbuilding −100 240
Nationalised industries investment:
Fixed investment 1,250 45 3.4
Stockbuilding 50 5
Other public investment:
Fixed investment 2,270 −65 −3.0
Stockbuilding 30 −5

Mr. David Howell

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish growth triangles on the same pattern as those in Economic Trends for October 1975 tables 122 et seq for 1953 to 1974 for (a) private investment as defined in table 1.1 of the Public Expenditure White Paper, and excluding stock building, (b) imports and exports of goods, at constant prices, (c) imports and exports of goods and services at constant prices, and (d) that substantial corruption is taking place and a prima facie case of a criminal act exists.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

I have no proposals in relation to this matter.

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