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Direct Taxation

Volume 979: debated on Wednesday 20 February 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer which direct taxes have been raised since February 1974 by more than a total of 333 per cent., 199 per cent., 154 per cent. and 75 per cent.

1973–74 £ million1978–79 £ millionIncrease Per cent.
Income tax and surtax7,44418,763+ 152
Corporation tax2,2403,940+76
National Insurance contributions by employees and the self-employed1,9184,028+110