HC Deb 07 November 1983 vol 48 c7W
Mr. Alton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will allow the establishment of a duty-free facility at Speke airport, Liverpool, in the first instance for the period of the international garden festival in Liverpool in 1984.

Mr. Hayhoe

No. I am not prepared to make an exception from the normal requirement of 100,000 passengers per annum departing for places abroad.