§ Mr. Bayley
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the number of taxpayers with income tax reliefs and allowances in excess of(a) £7,000, (b) £8,000, (c) £9,000, (d) £10,000, (e) £11,000 and (f) £12,000, (i) including and (ii) profits related pay. 
§ Mr. Jack
The number of taxpayers with income tax reliefs and allowances in excess of the specified limits at 1996–97 income levels is in the table. Detailed information is not available to provide estimates taking account of profit-related pay.
Upper limit for total allowances and reliefs1 £ Number of taxpayers Thousands 7,000 610 8,000 380 9,000 260 10,000 190 11,000 150 12,000 120 1Including only allowances and reliefs given at marginal rates.