HC Deb 05 November 1976 vol 918 cc733-4W
Mr. Pardoe

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the net saving in manpower and public expenditure in a full financial year, caused by the deci-

vehicle specially constructed as or converted into a private ambulance for the use of a disabled person can be relieved of car tax, but I am afraid I could not extend this relief to other vehicles.

Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will consider abolishing VAT on vehicles purchased for their own use by people who are drawing mobility allowance; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

In a broadly-based tax such as VAT I am afraid that such a relief could not be justified.

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