§ 32. Mr. Deakins
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the percentage increase in total personal wealth in the past 10 years; and what has been 39W the percentage increase in receipts from death duties over the same period.
§ Mr. Maurice Macmillan
For the period 1960 to 1969, the latest year available, and on the basis of wealth covered by estate duty the estimated increases are 77 per cent. and 55 per cent., respectively.