HC Deb 30 October 1990 vol 178 c492W
Mr. Tim Smith

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the cost of tax relief on interest payments on bridging loans for the purchase of residential property in(a) 1989 and (b) the first half of 1990; and how many taxpayers benefited in each period.

Mr. Maude

I regret that information is not available centrally to answer this question.