HC Deb 08 May 1989 vol 152 cc312-3W
Sir John Farr

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will earmark annually £100 million of the sum paid to the Government in tax on football pools to a fund for the purpose of bringing about all-seater stadia at the earliest possible date.

Mr. Lilley

In line with an established principle of the tax system, followed by successive Governments, and in the interests of efficient management of public expenditure, receipts from taxation are not hypothecated for particular purposes.

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