HC Deb 17 June 1982 vol 25 c346W
35. Mr. Michael McNair-Wilson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much was received in tax on heavy fuel oil in 1981–82.

Mr. Bruce-Gardyne

It is estimated that £110 million was collected on 1981–82 from the excise duty on heavy fuel oil. Accurate figures of receipts are not yet available. Fuel oil is zero-rated for VAT.