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Income Tax

Volume 114: debated on Monday 6 April 1987

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will update to 1987–88 the information on real net earnings provided in his reply of 10 April 1986 to the hon. Member for Birkenhead (Mr. Field), Official Report, columns 193–94.

[pursuant to his reply, 25 March 1987, c. 215]: The infomation is as follows :

Changes in real net earnings after Income Tax and NIC (1956–57 = 100)
Multiples of average earnings
12510
Single
1978–79124·9125·3132·8120·1108·3
1987–88151·8154·9165·8166·0191·0
Married
1978–79126·8123·9132·4121·1109·0
1987–88152·3151·8165·6165·7189·6