HC Deb 06 March 1986 vol 93 cc261-2W
Mr. Janner

asked the Chancellor of the Exchquer what recent representations he has received about the value added tax burden on charities.

Central Government Numbers (thousands)
NHS 1,026
Civil Service 596
HM Forces 326
Other 198
Local authorities 2,272
Public corporations:
Nationalised industries 1,124
Other (excluding trading funds) 117
Total 5,659

Public expenditure figures for 1985–86 are set out in detail in Cmnd. 9702—"The Government's Expenditure Plans 1996–87 to 1988–89".