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Miners: Tax

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 12 February 2009

18. To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent representations he has received on the decision to tax miners with small pensions from April 2009. (256300)

HMRC intend to bring a number of previously untaxed pensions into tax under PAYE from April 2009. We have received representations about this from a number of pensioner lobby groups, but none specifically in relation to miners.