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Taxation

Volume 952: debated on Friday 23 June 1978

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for each year since 1970 for each present member State of the EEC, the United States and Japan the proportion of gross domestic product at factor cost and market prices absorbed by (a) income taxes. (b) income taxes plus indirect taxes and excise duties, (c) excise duties, (d) employee's social security contributions and (e) Government revenue as a whole.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a table showing for each year since 1945: (a) the total number of people employed in the Inland Revenue, including temporary staff, (b) the total number of people paying direct taxes and (c) the number of Revenue employees per £1 million of income tax collected.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing in terms of 1976 constant prices for each year since 1945 (a) total Government revenue from all taxes and (b) total central Government revenue from all taxes per capita.