Selective Employment Tax

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st April 1970.

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Photo of Mr Hugh Jenkins Mr Hugh Jenkins , Wandsworth Putney 12:00 am, 21st April 1970

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the administrative advantage of the selective employment tax over a value added tax, he will, in any negotiations to join the European Economic Community, make it a condition that the United Kingdom be exempted from value added tax at whatever rate.