HC Deb 28 February 1997 vol 291 cc406-7W
Ms Rachel Squire

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list in respect of the action by Customs and Excise against Weatherguard, Halbeath, Fife, in 1992–93(a) the date and location of the seizure of jackets, (b) the number of jackets seized, (c) their country of manufacture and the manufacturer, (d) the haulier involved, (e) the date of the alleged criminal act, (f) the fine charged against the company, (g) the date when the fine was paid and (h) the intended destination of the jackets. [17262]

Mr. Oppenheim

[holding answer 27 February 1997]: The Commissioners of Customs and Excise owe a duty of confidence to the trader in this case and cannot release the information requested.

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