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Budget (Gains)

Volume 170: debated on Wednesday 28 March 1990

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the gain per individual arising from each relevant component of the 1990 Budget, both at current prices and net of indexation for those at one half and three quarters of average earnings, average earnings and one and a half, two, five and 10 times average earnings; and if he will provide comparable figures for each Budget since 1979.

Individuals will benefit directly or indirectly from many Budget measures. These gains will vary

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according to their specific circumstances, as well as their level of earnings, and it would be impracticable to attempt to estimate the effects of all the measures listed in table 4.1 of the 1990 FSBR, let alone for each Budget since 1979. Information on the effects of specific measures may be found in the press notices issued each Budget day by Inland Revenue and Customs and Excise.