HC Deb 19 November 1928 vol 222 c1394
94. Mr. DAY

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has arrived at any decision for the purpose of introducing legislation having us its object the protection of male persons whose wives' earnings are such as to make them responsible at law for Income Tax in respect to the woman's earnings?

The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. Arthur Michael Samuel)

Pending the Report of the Committee which is now considering the whole question of the simplification of the Income Tax law, I think it best to refrain from proposing to Parliament amendments in the machinery of that law unless they are of urgent importance.


Can the hon. Gentleman say whether anomalies of this kind are being considered by the Committee?


Oh yes, everything is being fully considered.

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