HC Deb 01 July 1997 vol 297 c118W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will have particular regard in considering any increase in duty on petrol and diesel to the impact of such measures on rural areas with low income levels and lacking public rail and road transport; and if he will make a statement. [5837]

Dawn Primarolo

[holding answer 27 June 1997]: Matters such as these will be taken into account in reaching Budget decisions.

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