HC Deb 10 March 1988 vol 129 c319W
Dame Jill Knight

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much money he estimates will be raised by imposing value added tax on spectacles and contact lenses.

Mr. Lilley

[holding answer 7 March 1988]: It is estimated that the additional revenue yield from ending the exemption from value added tax on final sales of spectacles and contact lenses would be about £ million in a full year in 1988–89 terms.

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