§ 20. Mr. Ovenden
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the cost in a full tax year of extending to all widows the present income tax concessions available to war widows.
§ 25. Mr. Bowden
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the cost to the Exchequer if 50 per cent. of all widows' pensions were exempted from tax.
§ Mr. Denzil Davies
The cost in 1976–77 of extending a 50 per cent. tax exemption to all widows' benefits is estimated to be £70 million.