HC Deb 22 February 1980 vol 979 cc634-5W
Mr. Joel Barnett

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the estimated total debt owing to Her Majesty's Customs and Excise, at the latest date for which information is available, by those who are registered for value added tax; how many months payments this represents; and if he will provide the same information in respect of the position 12 months earlier.

Sir Geoffrey Howe

I shall let the right hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.