HC Deb 04 February 1944 vol 396 c1529W
Mr. W. Joseph Stewart

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that there is a certain amount of concern in the country in regard to the allowance for Income fax purposes to widowers with housekeepers, namely, £80 and £50= £130, while the married man's allowance for himself and wife is £140; and whether he can see his way to making the allowance for a housekeeper the same as for a wife, namely, £60.

Sir J. Anderson

I regret that I cannot see my way to proposing an increase in the housekeeper allowance.

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