HC Deb 24 February 1977 vol 926 c699W
Mr. Farr

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if, in view of the special and expensive diet required by diabetics, he will consider introducing a special income tax relief for this purpose.

Mr. Denzil Davies

I have noted the hon. Member's proposal, but in general I do not think that a special tax relief is the best way of giving help for expenses arising from disability or chronic sickness.

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