HC Deb 04 March 2002 vol 381 cc117-8W
Mr. Lidington

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what sums are owed by companies in the LNM group to HM Customs and Excise; [38705]

(2) if HM Customs and Excise has imposed penalties or fines on companies in the LNM group for late payment of taxes and duties in the last two years; [38702]

(3) what his policy is towards the recovery by HM Customs and Excise of taxes and duties owed by the LNM group of companies. [38704]

Mr. Boateng

The tax affairs of companies and of private individuals are confidential, under section 182 of the Finance Act 1989.