HC Deb 12 January 1978 vol 941 cc793-4W
Mr. Pardoe

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the extra revenue in a full year which would accrue from a 12 per cent. increase in duties on (a) beer, (b) wines, cider, perry and spirits, and (c) tobacco, respectively

Mr. Robert Sheldon

The estimated extra revenue, including the additional VAT, would be (a) £100 million, (b) £40 million and (c) £175 million.

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