HC Deb 22 February 1991 vol 186 c293W
Mr. Walden

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the cost to Her Majesty's Treasury of higher-rate mortgage tax relief in 1985, 1988 and 1990.

Mr. Maude

Estimates for financial years are as follows:

Direct revenue cost of mortgage interest relief at a rate in excess of the basic rate of income tax
Year £ million
1985–86 260
11988–89 310
11990–91 470
1 Provisional.

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