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National Revenue

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 15 May 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will update the answer on national revenue given to the hon. Member for Norfolk, North (Mr. Howell) Official Report, 3 July 1979, c. 54546.

[pursuant to his reply, 12 May 1980, c. 381]: The table below revises and updates the answer on national revenue given to my hon. Friend the Member for Norfolk, North (Mr. Howell),—[Vol. 984, c. 54546.]

GENERAL GOVERNMENT REVENUE*
£ million

Taxes on personal incomes

Central government expenditure taxes

Local government rates

Employees' social security contributions

Employers' social security contributions

Company taxation

1946‡1,053(29·1)1,303(36·1)269 (7·4)86 (2·4)84 (2·3)665(18·4)
19501,001(22·2)1,723(38·3)337 (7·5)241 (5·3)199 (4·4)795(17·7)
19551,305(22·7)2,168(37·8)475 (8·3)315 (5·5)279 (4·9)965(16·8)
19601,961(261)2,607(34·6)771(10·2)488 (6·5)425 (5·6)733 (9·7)
19653,297(29·9)3,731(33·9)1,228(11·1)854 (7·7)831 (7·5)760 (6·9)
19705,774(30·0)6,589(34·4)1,827 (9·5)1,301 (6·8)1,354 (7·1)1,737 (9·1)
19716,490(32·0)6,701(33·0)2,086(10·3)1,373 (6·8)1,453 (7·2)1,594 (7·9)
19726,623(30·8)6,888(32·1)2,379(11·1)1,629 (7·6)1,708 (8·0)1,558 (7·3)
19737,503(31·0)7,475(30·9)2,647(10·9)1,883 (7·8)2,054 (8·5)1,908 (7·9)
19749,763(32·6)8,380(28·0)3,089(10·3)2,209 (7·4)2,791 (9·3)2,950 (9·8)
197514,335(37·2)10,185(26·4)3,978(10·3)2,769 (7·2)4,079 (10·6)2,455 (6·4)
197616,678(37·3)12,043(26·9)4,503(10·1)3,351 (7·5)5,075(11·4)2,308 (5·2)
197717,323(34·0)15,165(29·7)5,077(10·0)3,806 (7·5)5,702(11·2)3,155 (6·2)
197818,514(32·8)17,534(31·0)5,681(10·1)3,998 (7·1)6,060(10·7)3,954 (7·0)
197920,174(29·6)29,876(35·1)6,539 (9·6)4,566 (6·7)6,952(10·2)5,057 (7·4)

* The figures in brackets are percentages of total general government revenue from taxes (including capital taxes and local authorities rates) and national insurance etc. contributions.

† Taxes on company income and corporation tax on capital gains.
‡ Figures for 1945 are not available.

Source: National accounts.