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Offshore Industry: Taxation

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much the Government paid to (a) the Isle of Man and (b) Northern Ireland in respect of UK Continental Shelf receipts in (i) 2008 and (ii) 2009. (317052)

The following table shows how much the Government have paid to (a) the Isle of Man and (b) Northern Ireland in respect of a share of UK Continental Shelf receipts in FY 2007-08 and 2008-09:

Payments to Isle of Man and Northern Ireland

£000

Financial year

Isle of Man

Northern Ireland

2007-08

0

1,539

2008-09

0

1,340