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Smuggling: Tobacco

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much HM Revenue and Customs spent on information campaigns relating to the smuggling and supply of illegal and counterfeit tobacco in each of the last five years. (256863)

HM Revenue and Customs spend by year on targeted media campaigns to support their anti-smuggling strategy was:

£

2003-04

672,449

2004-05

83,368

2005-06

556,382

2006-07

91,993

2007-08

55,000

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much HM Revenue and Customs spent on reducing levels of smuggling and supplying of illegal and counterfeit tobacco in the latest period for which figures are available. (256864)