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Income Tax (Child Allowance)

Volume 524: debated on Tuesday 9 March 1954

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in considering his forthcoming Budget, he will give a high priority to a substantial increase in the Income Tax child allowance.

I will consider the right hon. Gentleman's suggestion, along with other suggestions which have been made to me in connection with my forthcoming Budget.

Would the Chancellor agree that this would be a desirable concession to make simultaneously with the introduction of equal pay?