HC Deb 24 November 1994 vol 250 c350W
Mr. Henderson

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many prosecutions, in each region of the United Kingdom since 1 January 1993, have been made by HM Custom and Excise for re-selling cigarettes and alcohol, which were purchased for self-consumption and had been bought, duty-paid, in other parts of the European Union.

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

To 31 October 1994 Customs and Excise prosecuted 307 individuals for the importation and illegal resale of alcohol and tobacco from other EU countries—178 in London and the south-east, 46 in the south and the south-west, 35 in the midlands and 48 in the north.