§ Mr. Pavitt
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has of the effect on the revenue of increasing the tax upon cigarettes by 6p, 13p and 20p per 20 cigarettes, respectively.
§ Mr. Brooke
Te estimated net additional revenue, at 1986–87 prices, would be:
Increase in price of 20 cigarettes (pence) Full year revenue yield (£ million) 6 190 13 405 20 610
The larger the price increase, the greater the degree of uncertainty to which the estimates are subject.