HC Deb 02 May 1950 vol 474 c172W
Mr. J. Hynd

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can give an approximate figure of the number of incomes of less than £5 per week.

Sir S. Cripps

The number of incomes in 1948 between £250 and the Income Tax exemption limit of £135 was about 9+ million. No information is available about the number of incomes below £135