HC Deb 23 November 2001 vol 375 c585W
Mr. Flight

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the deadweight take-up of the community investment tax credit in its first full year of operation; and what measures he will take to ensure that deadweight impact is minimised. [15933]

Mr. Boateng

Forecasting in this area is very uncertain, with respondents to the Government's consultation on the community investment tax credit giving wide-ranging estimates of demand. The Government will minimise deadweight through the selection procedure for organisations using the tax credit.

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