§ Mr. Simon Thomas
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the yield in 2001–02 of increasing the rate of income tax to 50 per cent. for annual taxable incomes in excess of £50,000. 
§ Dawn Primarolo
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave my hon. Friend the Member for Nottingham, South (Mr. Simpson) on 15 January 2001,Official Report, column 126W.