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National Insurance

Volume 404: debated on Tuesday 15 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the cost will be to public funds in 2003–04 of the rise in national insurance contributions on the salary bill of her Department. [107894]

It is estimated that the changes to employers' national insurance contributions announced in the 2002 Budget will increase core-Defra pay costs on average by 0.7 per cent. in 2003–04.