§ Mr. Straw
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the Official Report tables showing the amount in current prices, and the proportion in percentages of personal income, taken by (a) income taxes and (b) national insurance contributions and(c) the aggregate of (a) and (b), for (i) a single person (ii) a married couple without children both working and (iii) a married couple with two children in work, husband in work and wife not working, in each case at 500 per cent. 700 per cent., 1,000 per cent. and 2,000 per cent off average earnings, and child benefit where appropriate, for each financial year from and including 1978–79 to 1981–82, and on a comparable basis to the answer given by him to the hon. Member for Blackburn, Official Report, 3 December 1981, column 188–192.
§ Mr. Straw
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer by how much income tax personal allowances for (a) single persons, (b) wife's earned income, (c) married persons, (d) single age and (e) married age need to be uprated to take 28W account of the rise in prices in the most recent appropriate 12-month period calculated according to the indexation provison of the Finance Act 1971, as amended by the Finance Act 1980; and in each case what the cost in 1982–83 is estimated to be.