HC Deb 20 November 2000 vol 357 cc77-8W
Mr. Mitchell

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received from(a) Ministers and (b) institutions of the European Union concerning proposals for discussion at Nice of the need to harmonise further (a) direct and (b) indirect taxation; and if he will publish such proposals. [139057]

Dawn Primarolo

The Government have made it quite clear that they will insist on retaining unanimity for decisions on taxation. Published Commission communications will have been subject to the normal parliamentary scrutiny procedures.

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