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Volume 109: debated on Saturday 2 May 1987

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much duty was collected on (a) domestically produced cigarettes and (b) imported cigarettes in 1985–86; what are his estimates for the current financial year; what representations he has received regarding the respective treatment as regards duty of imported and domestically produced cigarettes; and if he will make a statement.

It is estimated that the tobacco products duty collected in 1985–86 on domestically produced and imported cigarettes was £3,660 million and £391 million respectively. Forecasts of receipts are not made at this level of detail.Several representations about the duty on imported and domestically produced cigarettes have been received.