HC Deb 09 February 2004 vol 417 c1347W
Mr. Win Griffiths

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what effect he estimates the Inland Revenue ruling of 24 October 2003 will have on Bridgend's ability to achieve the 2010 decent homes standard; and whether additional Government support will be available to meet this target; [154228]

(2) what estimate he has made of the effect on the welfare of tenants of Valleys to Coast Housing Ltd. if the Inland Revenue's ruling of 24 October 2003 is upheld. [154229]

Dawn Primarolo

On 24 October the Inland Revenue gave a preliminary view on the tax implications of contracts developed by a major accountancy firm. Discussions are continuing.