§ Mr. Steen
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the yield to the Treasury from excise duty on Scotch whisky for 1992–93 in cash terms, and as a percentage of total excise duty revenue; and what is the estimate of the corresponding figures for 1993–94.
§ Sir John Cope
Estimated figures are as follows:
Year Percentage of total excise duty Excise duty on home-produced whisky £ million 1992–93 2.7 690 1993–94 2.5 700