HC Deb 05 April 2001 vol 366 c243W
Mr. Matthew Taylor

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the cost to his Department in each year since 1997 of complex VAT fraud; and if he will make a statement. [156899]

Dawn Primarolo

No such estimate is available, relating specifically to the costs to Customs and Excise of complex VAT fraud in each year since 1997.