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Dáil Éireann díospóireacht -
Tuesday, 8 Nov 1977

Vol. 301 No. 3

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Tobacco and Drink Expenditure.


asked the Taoiseach the total amount spent in this country on (a) cigarettes, and (b) alcoholic drinks, during the most recent 12-month period.

The total personal expenditure in this country on (a) cigarettes, (b) alcoholic drinks, in 1975, was £118 million and £306 million, respectively. The figures are provisional.

Not bad for a small country.

A lot of it was duty.