To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent estimate he has made of how much consumers of spirits paid in duty, tax and VAT in the latest period for which figures are avaiable.
24 February 2015
Receipts from duties on spirits that are released for consumption in the UK are published in our monthly alcohol bulletin:
Information on VAT paid by consumers on spirits is not available. HM Revenue & Customs do not collect data on VAT receipts by individual goods or services.