HC Deb 25 March 1976 vol 908 cc254-5W
Mr. Woof

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current excise duty paid as pence per gallon for types of fuel oil in the European Economic Community countries, including the United Kingdom.

Mr. Denzil Davies

The rate charged on oil classified in the United Kingdom as fuel oil is 1p per gallon. The rates on similar oils in other EEC countries are as follows:—

per gallon
Belgium 0.55p
Denmark nil
France nil
Germany 2.14p
Ireland 2.00p
Italy 0.21p
Luxembourg 0.55p
Netherlands l.44p