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Hot Take-Away Food (Vat)

Volume 75: debated on Tuesday 12 March 1985

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the latest estimate of the tax revenue obtained from value added tax on hot take-away food.

YearTotal No. of Road Traffic Accidents*RTA Rate†Vehicle Repair cost‡ £MCasualties
KilledInjured
1979–8011,1577·22·7314864
1980–8110,4757·42·94521850
1981–8210,0506·72·74522896
1982–8310,5246·43·42520885
1983–8410,0927·03·084191,034
* Figures cover the RN/RM, Army, RAF but not the PE for which no centralised statistics were kept prior to the current financial year.
† Road Traffic Accident rate = number of accidents per 100,000 vehicle miles.
‡ Vehicle Repair Cost for Service vehicles only. It would be impossible to attribute third party or employee disability costs to individual accidents without dispoportionate effort.

[pursuant to his reply, 11 March 1985]: I refer my hon. Friend to my answer on 12 November to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Erdington (Mr. Corbett) at column 89.