HC Deb 16 January 1986 vol 89 cc654-5W
Mr. Woodcock

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Ellesmere Port and Neston on 14 May 1985, Official Report, column 86, the Government have yet decided whether to tax unleaded petrol, when it is available, at the same rate as leaded petrol; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Brooke

No decision has yet been taken on the tax treatment of unleaded petrol. This was one of the points on which the Government invited comment in the discussion paper issued last year, and the responses to this paper are still being examined.

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