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Volume 955: debated on Thursday 3 August 1978

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much per week a wife living with her employed husband can earn in part-time employment before having to meet PAYE deductions with the following children in full-time education (a) none, (b) one, (c) two, (d) three and (e) four.

About £19 per week, assuming that allowances other than the wife's earned income allowance are allocated against husband's earnings.