HC Deb 04 February 1998 vol 305 c710W
Mr. Fallon

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the cost in 1998–99 of the special tax relief for oil companies which allows them to set the cost of breaking up oil platforms against their profits during the lifetime of the field. [26201]

Dawn Primarolo

The cost in 1998–99 is negligible.