§ Mr. Skeet
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he consulted the European Commission before he introduced clause 134 of the Finance Bill, relating to the valuation of ethane for petrochemical use; and whether the clause is consistent in effect with Community legislation and article 92 of the Treaty of Rome.
§ Mr. Wakeham
I regret that in the time available it has not been possible to provide the information requested. I shall write to my hon. Friend.