HC Deb 14 December 1987 vol 124 c372W
Mr. Shersby

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make an estimate of the number of people buying homes in the United Kingdom with the benefit of mortgage tax relief over the latest period for which figures are available.

Mr. Norman Lamont

It is estimated that about 8.4 million tax units are benefiting from mortgage interest relief in 1987–88.