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Volume 959: debated on Wednesday 29 November 1978

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the Official Reportthe average and marginal tax rates for (a) a single person, (b) a married couple and (c) a married couple with two children, under 11 years, on incomes of £1,000 to £10,000 at £1,000 intervals, £15,000 and £20,000 and assuming that they are receiving the following personal allowances: mortgage tax relief on a mortgage of three times annual salary, superannuation at 5 per cent, of annual salary and average life assurance; and if this can be on the same basis as the Answer to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Perry Barr, Official Report,3rd August, column 625.

The figures at 1978–79 rates of tax and on the basis of the specified allowances and reliefs are as follows: