HC Deb 17 June 1997 vol 296 c121W
Mr. Cotter

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what steps she will take to protect consumers from bill increases which may result from the proposed windfall tax on utility companies. [2639]

Mr. Nigel Griffiths

My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer expects to announce the arrangements for the proposed windfall tax in the summer budget on 2 July.