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Income Tax

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the total income tax take from residents of (a) each local authority area and (b) each parliamentary constituency in England was in each of the last 10 years. (290864)

Information on income tax revenues by unitary authority from 1999-2000 and parliamentary constituency from 2002-03 can be found in tables 3.14 “Income and tax by borough and district or unitary authority” and 3.15 “Income and tax by Parliamentary Constituency” in the National Statistics section of HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) website respectively, available at:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/income_distribution/menu-by-year.htm#314.

Estimates for earlier periods are not available. Estimates are based on the Survey of Personal Incomes, of which 2006-07 is currently the latest available.

Any inference from the information in tables 3.14 and 3.15 should take into account the confidence intervals in table 3.14a “income and tax by borough and district or unitary authority, Confidence Intervals” and table 3.15a “Income and tax by Parliamentary Constituency, Confidence Intervals”, also available at:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/income_distribution/menu-by-year.htm#314.