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Fee-Paying Schools

Volume 976: debated on Friday 21 December 1979

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the total amount of tax relief given to private fee-paying schools; and what is the breakdown of the total into schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

[pursuant to his reply, 3 December 1979, c. 79]: I regret that information on which to base an estimate is not available. Reliefs available to schools are those available to charities or, if the school is not a charity, those available for ordinary business purposes.