HC Deb 19 July 1989 vol 157 c182W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received about the procedures concerning value added tax within free ports; whether he will apply existing customs rules within free ports; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Peter Lilley

[holding answer 17 July 1989]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Chelmsford (Mr. Burns) on 17 December 1987 at columns 651–52.