HC Deb 02 July 1979 vol 969 cc449-50W
Mr. Blackburn

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will consider the payment of interest in value added tax repayments.

Mr. Peter Rees

There is no provision in law either for the payment of interest by Customs and Excise in respect of delayed

will be about £170 million. The corresponding figure in 1978–79 was £120 million.