HC Deb 24 November 1983 vol 49 c289W
21. Mr. Rooker

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the real change in revenue from indirect taxes and direct taxes since 1978–79 expressed as a percentage based on constant 1978–79 prices.

Mr. Hayhoe

Comparing 1982–83 revenue with 1978–79, the real increases were 20 per cent. and 21 per cent. respectively.