§ Mr. Frank Field
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how his Department has calculated the effect on carbon dioxide emissions of the imposition of VAT on fuel; and what proportion of the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions will fall on(a) domestic fuel supplies and (b) industrial and other supplies.
§ Sir John Cope
I refer the hon. Member to the memorandum submitted by Her Majesty's Treasury to the House of Commons Treasury and Civil Service Committee's inquiry into the March 1993 Budget—TCSC 4th Report, 1992–93 session, March 1993 Budget, Cmnd 5788.