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Petrol (Duty)

Volume 986: debated on Wednesday 18 June 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the average sum received from value added tax and excise duty from one gallon of four-star petrol ; and what is the amount of tax and duty levied on a similar gallon of petrol in the other member States of the Community.

Following is the latest available information :

DutyVAT
Country(pence per gallon)(pence per gallon)
United Kingdom4518
Belgium5721
Denmark6427
France6824
Germany4815
Ireland5512
Italy8017
Netherlands5223
Source for other Community member States : Commission Oil Bulletin No. 49 (5 June 1980). Prices and exchange rates as at 27 May 1980. Figures for Luxembourg are not available.