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Family Incomes

Volume 889: debated on Wednesday 26 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) if she will list in the Official Report the gains in income of (a) a one child family, (b) a two child family and (c) a four child family, earning (1) £20 a week, (2) £30 a week, (3) £40 a week and (4) £60 a week, with a family allowance increase of £3·60 per child per week, including the first child, assuming that the family allowance is taxable and clawback of child tax allowances; and if she will give net income figures for (i) those families claiming family income supplement, free school meals, rent and rate rebates and (ii) families not claiming these benefits:(2) if she will list in the

Official Report the gains in income of ( a) a one child family, ( b) a two child family and ( c) a four child family, earning (1) £20 a week, (2) £30 a week, (3) £40 a week and (4) £60 a week, with a family allowance of £3·60 per child per week, including the first child, assuming tax free family allow-

ances and child tax allowances reduced to half their present rates;

(3) if she will list in the Official Report the gains in income of ( a) a one child family, ( b) a two child family and ( c) a four child family, earning (1) £20 a week, (2) £30 a week, (3) £40 a week and (4) £60 a week, with a family allowance of £3·60 per child per week, including the first child, assuming that the family allowance is taxable and child tax allowances are simultaneously abolished; and if she will give net income figures for (i) those families claiming income supplement, free school meals, rent and rate rebates and (ii) families not claiming these benefits.

I will publish the information in the Official Report as soon as possible.