HC Deb 26 January 1989 vol 145 cc692-3W
131. Mr. Vaz

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people had goods confiscated by Her Majesty's Customs and Excise when returning to the United Kingdom from abroad during 1988; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Lilley

Customs seized about 50,000 items in the year ended 25 December 1988. It is not possible to identify from the records of seizures the number of persons concerned.