§ Miss Quennell
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what consideration he has given to the position of carnation growers in Great Britain when a value-added tax is applied.
§ Mr. Higgins
Consideration is being given to all aspects of the value-added tax and the views expressed by all
V.A.T. RATES Country Newspapers Periodicals Books The Netherlands … Exempt 4 per cent. 4 per cent. Luxmbourg … 5 per cent. 5 per cent. 5 per cent. Germany … 5½ per cent. 5½ per cent. 5½ per cent. Belgium … 6 per cent. 6 per cent. 6 per cent. Denmark … Exempt* 15 per cent. 15 per cent. France … Exempt† Exempt† 7 ½ per cent. on one-third value Norway … Exempt‡ Exempt Exempt * If published at least once a week. Tax on inputs refunded. † Including non profit-making and annual philanthropic journals. Exempt newspapers are those published at least once a quarter. ‡ If published at least once a week.