HC Deb 27 November 1998 vol 321 c19W
Mr. Maude

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the effect on revenue of the Edinburgh VAT and Duties Tribunal ruling (EDN/97/33) relating to VAT on work arranged by a local authority to repair property; and if this ruling will be applied to the rest of the United Kingdom. [60875]

Dawn Primarolo

Following the Tribunal decision Customs repaid over £22 million to Glasgow City Council and clarified the correct VAT treatment applicable to authorities throughout the United Kingdom.