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Financial Statistics

Volume 173: debated on Wednesday 6 June 1990

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish for each year since 1978–79, including estimates for 1990–91, showing revenue at current and at constant, April 1990, prices from (a) local authority domestic rates/community charge, (b) local authority commercial rates/uniform business rate, (c) employers' national insurance contributions, (d) employees' national insurance contributions, (e) self-employed national insurance contributions and (f) personal income tax.

In so far as it is available, the information requested is given in the tables. In the second table the figures are expressed in constant 1989–90 prices.

£ billion

Domestic rates1

Business rates

Employers' NICs2

Employees' NICs3

Income tax

1978–792·363·438·244·0918·75
1979–802·843·9910·264·8520·60
1980–813·715·0412·055·9424·30
1981·824·606·0812·777·5228·72
1982–835·216·8812·029·2030·36
1983–845·017·2512·4510·5331·11
1984–855·327·6312·2011·2932·51
1985–865·658·2312·5312·1135·35
1986–876·549·1613·8212·7938·50
1987–887·299·8315·3314·1341·40
1988–898·3510·5517·2815·6543·43
1989–9059·1711·2918·3314·7148·69
1990–9l611·2812·1420·6215·2754·98

1989–90 prices4

£ billion

Domestic rates1

Business rates

Employers' NICs2

Employees' NIC3

Income tax

1978–895·518·0119·249·5543·73
1979–805·687·9820·519·7141·15
1980–816·278·5220·3610·0441·01
1981–827·099·3719·6811·5944·22
1982–837·509·9017·2913·2443·64
1983–846·889·9617·1114·4742·69
1984–856·969·9815·9514·7642·46
1985–867·0210·2215·5615·0443·86
1986–877·8611·0116·6115·3646·21
1987–888·3011·1917·4516·1047·10
1988–898·8911·2418·4116·6746·21
1989–9059·1711·2918·3314·7148·69
1990–91610·5911·4019·3614·3452·04

1 Includes community charge.

2 Includes national insurance surcharge in the period to 1984–85.

3 Includes national insurance contributions by self-employed for which separate data are only available from 1986–87 to 1988–89.

4 Treasury estimate of GDP deflator in 1989–90 is used to convert current prices to constant 1989–90 prices.

5 Estimate.

6 Budget forecast.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish figures, at constant 1990 prices, for each year since 1979, showing (a) revenue from North sea oil and gas, (b) revenue from privatisation, (c)

£ billion at 1989 prices
North sea revenues1Privatisation proceeds1PSBR1Current accountRPI inflation in AprilInterest rates at end of April2
19794·60·819·9-1·110·112
19806·30·721·24·821·817
198110·00·813·310·312·012
198211·30·712·86·69·413
198312·11·613·35·24·010
198415·72·813·22·65·28·5–8·75
198514·13·47·03·96·912·5–12·75
19865·75·34·3-0·13·010·5
19875·35·9-3·9-5·04·29·5
19883·47·6-15·4-1·603·98
19892·34·2-7·9-20·98·013
19909·415
1 Data in first three columns are for financial years. A Treasury estimate of the GDP deflator in 1989–90 has been used to convert current price figures to constant 1989–90 prices as the outturn is not yet available.
2 Base rates of selected retail banks.