asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether a school journey to a youth hostel is or is not eligible for value added tax refund.
[pursuant to his reply, 8 May 1980, c. 191]: The position of a school journey to a youth hostel would depend on the same factors as for other
|Allocation||…||…||…||£5 million||£8·5 million||£15 million||£20 million|
|Numbers of referrals||…||Not known||2,834||3,639||3,626†|
|Numbers of offers||…||…||594||786||1,594||1,540|
|Value of offers||…||…||£3·8 million||£5 million||£12·8 million||£14·69 million|
|* As the scheme did not begin until November 1975, the 1975–76 details have been combined with the 1976–77 figures.|
|† Details for the full year are not yet available. This figure is up to December 1979.|