HL Deb 10 December 2003 vol 655 cc74-5WA
Lord Patten

asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to amalgamate the Inland Revenue with HM Customs and Excise. [HL57]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey:

The work of the Revenue Departments Review, led by Gus O'Donnell, Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, is ongoing. The review has made good progress and will report very soon.