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Personal Taxation

Volume 13: debated on Friday 27 November 1981

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the number of taxpayers who will be brought into tax in the current tax year as a result of the decision not to uprate personal allowances in the 1981 Budget.

I refer the hon. Member to the answer by my right hon. and learned Friend the Chief Secretary to the hon. Member for Caernarvon (Mr. Howells) on 26 March 1981—[Vol. 1, c. 1072].

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the Official Report tables showing the amount, in current prices, and the proportion in percentages of personal income, taken by (a) income taxes, (b) national insurance contributions, (c) value added tax, (d) other central Government indirect taxes, (e) the aggregate of (a) to (d), (f) average domestic rate payments and (g) the aggregate of (a) to (d) and (f) for (i) a single person, (ii) a married couple without children both working, (iii) a married couple with two children, husband in work, wife not working, in each case at 50 per cent., 75 per cent., 100 per cent., 150 per cent and 200 per cent. of average earnings, and child benefits where appropriate, and (iv) a married couple with two children on unemployment and supplementary benefit for each financial year from and including 1978–79 to 1981–82.