§ Mr. Norman Lamont
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what progress has been made by the inter-departmental committee investigating the application to Ministers' official residences of the provisions of the Finance Act 1971 for taxing benefits in kind; and when it will be completed; and whether he will make a statement;
(2) whether he will publish the report of the inter-departmental committee investigating the application to Ministers' official residences of the provisions in the Finance Act 1976 for taxing benefits in kind.
§ Mr. Robert Sheldon
, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 9th February 1977; Vol. 925, c. 729],gave the following information:
My right hon. Friend has recently received the report of this inter-departmental working party. The contents of the report are under consideration and a statement will be made in due course.