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Income Tax: Low Incomes

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 14 May 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of households in (a) the United Kingdom, (b) England, (c) Greater Manchester, (d) Stockport Borough and (e) Cheadle constituency which will be (i) better off, (ii) worse off and (iii) unaffected as a result of the abolition of the 10 pence starting rate of income tax. (200418)

[holding answer 23 April 2008]: The removal of the 10p rate is part of a package of reforms announced in Budget 2007.

It is not possible to estimate the impact of the reform package below Government office region level.