asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the date upon which the dependent relative allowance was fixed at its present level and what would be the cost of bringing the present level up to its original value.
Ignoring the small increase made in 1973–74 when the income tax was unified, the information is as follows:its application for a bonded warehouse in accordance with the details as submitted to his Department by the hon. Member for Newham, North-West.
The representations made by my hon. Friend are being examined and I shall be writing to him shortly.