§ Dr. Godman
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much revenue was raised from taxes on alcohol in the last financial year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Brooke
It is estimated that the revenue raised from taxes on alcohol in the financial year 1985⁃86 is as follows:
£ million Excise duty VAT1 Total 4,197 2,060 6,257 1 Estimate based on consumers' expenditure data.