HC Deb 27 February 1948 vol 447 cc372-3W
Sir H. Lucas-Tooth

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will furnish an estimate of how the total income of private individuals, before tax, derived from profits and interest and stated in Command 7099 to amount to £1,534 million, £2,810 million and £2,840 million for the years 1938, 1945 and 1946, respectively, was divided between farmers' profits, professional earnings, profits earned by individuals, other than farmers or professional persons, in trade or business on their own account, national debt interest, dividends and interest on company shares and debentures, and other sources respectively; and whether he will furnish similar figures for the year 1947.

Sir S. Cripps

This information is not at present available, but I will consider whether some figures on these lines can be provided later.