HC Deb 30 January 1989 vol 146 c10W
Mr. Win Griffiths

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much revenue was raised from taxes on tobacco and tobacco products in 1987–88.

Mr. Lilley

It is estimated that £5,766 million revenue was raised from taxes (excise duty and VAT) on tobacco products. Of this, £1,000 million is estimated to have come from VAT (based on consumers' expenditure on tobacco) and the rest from excise duty.

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