HC Deb 09 July 1979 vol 970 c34W
Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the price of a bottle of whisky, a pint of beer, and 20 cigarettes, if the duties were increased in line with (a) the retail price index, and (b) the index of average earnings, since 1960; and how much extra revenue would thus accrue.

Mr. Peter Rees

I shall let my hon. Friend have a reply as soon as possible.

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