HC Deb 26 January 1982 vol 16 cc294-5W
Dr. Mawhinney

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the total of (a) personal income tax and (b) value added tax lost to the Exchequer per annum as a consequence of illness caused either entirely or mainly by (a) smoking or (b) alcohol consumption.

Mr. Ridley

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