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Income Tax

Volume 892: debated on Friday 23 May 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in the case of a married man with two children who has a pay rise from £2,700 a year to £2,800 a year, how much of the increase would be payable in direct taxation in Germany, Belgium, France, Holland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, respectively.

I regret that the information is taking some time to assemble and I will write to the hon. Member as soon as possible.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people are now income tax payers; what was the equivalent figure in 1965; and how many people he estimates have been removed from or added to the number of taxpayers in each Budget since then.