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Aggregate Tax

Volume 400: debated on Wednesday 26 February 2003

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which quarries in Northern Ireland are paying aggregate tax, broken down by constituency. [99331]

There are 112 quarry companies in Northern Ireland registered for aggregates levy. A breakdown by constituency is not available but these are broken down by county as follows:

  • Belfast—4
  • Antrim—14
  • Armagh—12
  • Derry—15
  • Down—23
  • Fermanagh—9
  • Tyrone—35
In addition there are quarries in Northern Ireland which are owned by companies in other parts of the UK for aggregates levy.