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Widows

Volume 891: debated on Monday 28 April 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the cost to the Revenue of increasing the personal income tax allowance for widows from the single person allowance of £675 to £800 and to £955, respectively.

The estimated full-year costs for 1975–76 would be about £18 million and £40 million respectively.