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Excise Duties: Fuels

Volume 481: debated on Thursday 23 October 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the likely effect of any decision to lower fuel duties in Northern Ireland on tax revenues. (229472)

Fuel duty is a national tax, whose aim is to fund public services across the United Kingdom while supporting the Government’s UK-wide environmental policies. A single fuel duty rate therefore applies for the entire United Kingdom.