Motion made, and Question,
That as from 30th March 1977 the rates of duty specified in section 9 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 1975 shall be increased from £24·6300 and £24·7050 per proof gallon to £27·0900 and £27·1650 per proof gallon respectively.
And it is hereby declared that it is expdient 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.