HC Deb 08 May 1989 vol 152 cc317-8W
Mr. Harry Barnes

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if the Inland Revenue makes use of the information from electoral registers for taxation purposes; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Norman Lamont

[holding answer 4 May 1989]: When appropriate the Inland Revenue uses the electoral register and other publicly available information in its efforts to ensure that everyone pays the right tax.