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School Fees And Health Insurance (Income Tax Relief)

Volume 978: debated on Thursday 7 February 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what studies Her Majesty's Treasury has made of the cost of introducing income tax relief on school fees and private health insurance.

Information on which to base accurate estimates is not available, but it is thought that if income tax relief were introduced for school fees and private health insurance premiums, and the benefit of private health insurance provided by employers for their employees were exempted from tax, the total cost might be about £230 million at 1979–80 levels.