Motion made, and Question,
That as from 30th March 1977 the rate of duty specified in section 2(1) of the Finance Act 1976 shall be increased from £0·22 a gallon to £0·242 a gallon.
And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.—[Mr. Healey.]
put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 94 ( Ways and Means motions), and agreed to.