HC Deb 09 November 1987 vol 122 c63W
86. Mrs. Ray Michie

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his policy towards value added tax on public transport fares.

Mr. Lilley

The Government's policy is to zero-rate passenger transport on the basis set out in group 10, schedule 5 to the VAT Act 1983.

87. Mr. Teddy Taylor

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects the European Court of Justice to announce its decision in the case taken by the European Economic Community Commission on 15 September against the United Kingdom regarding the levies of value added tax on new households, gas, electricity, water, sewerage and other services.

Mr. Lilley

I refer my hon. Friend to the answer my hon. Friend the Paymaster General gave to his question answered on 2 November at column511.