Written Answers. - Vehicle Registration Tax.

Bernard J. Durkan

Question:

405 Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Finance the total receipts accruing from vehicle registration tax and excise duty on petrol, diesel and other motor fuels in each of the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24880/00]

I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the requested data are set out in the following table:

VRT

Petrol

AutoDiesel

AutoLPG

£m

£m

£m

£m

1995

288.8

393.0

256.3

0.5

1996

353.5

422.0

288.2

0.4

1997

395.8

473.9

337.6

0.4

1998

484.4

533.0

401.1

0.3

1999

607.3

567.1

458.0

0.2