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Inland Revenue Staff

Volume 927: debated on Tuesday 8 March 1977

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many are employed in the Inquiry Branch of the Inland Revenue; from what centres they

total net weekly value of tax allowances, at current and at 1976 prices, for a single person, a married couple and a married couple with the wife earning, in 1946 and 1976, assuming total earnings equal to 50 per cent., 100 per cent., 150 per cent., 200 per cent. and 300 per cent. of average manual earnings in each case.

The figures are as follows:operate; and how many cases are currently being handled by them.

147, comprising 70 inspectors of taxes, 29 professional accountants and 48 support staff. The staff operate from centres in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Nottingham. 930 cases are currently under investigation.