asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will identify the tax element in gasoline as a percentage of total retail price in each country of Western Europe.
The following is the information for EEC members:
|TAXES ON PETROL AS PERCENTAGE OF RETAIL PRICE*|
|France (Paris zone)||56·2|
|Germany (Average Aral AG)||58·9|
|* With the exception of the figures for the United Kingdom and Ireland this information is based on details of petrol prices and taxes published in the Petroleum Times.|