HC Deb 08 July 1980 vol 988 cc117-8W
Mrs. Renée Short

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will reduce the duty on petrol for disabled people.

Mr. Peter Rees

[pursuant to his reply, 7 July 1980, c. 77]: No. I am afraid that the administrative complexities, both for retailers and the tax authorities, must rule this out. Any change in taxation

year, separately, of a married couple where the husband is earning £30, £60 and £100 gross, respectively, after taking account of tax deductions, but not national insurance.

Mr. Peter Rees

The figures are as follows:

which directly affects the cost of motoring is one of the factors which the Secretary of State for Social Services is required to have regard to when reviewing the annual uprating of mobility allowance.