§ Mr. Alan Campbell
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many senior citizens in Tynemouth constituency qualified for the 10 per cent. rate of income tax in each year since its introduction. 
§ Dawn Primarolo
All income tax payers benefit from the 10 pence starting rate. The Survey of Personal Incomes estimates there are about 6,000 and 9,000 state retirement pension age tax payers in the Tynemouth constituency in 2000–01 and 2001–02 respectively. Figures for 1999–2000 are currently not available.