§ Sir Richard Glyn
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will state the percentage by which agricultural income went up between 1938 and 1948, 1938 and 1958, and 1938 to the last convenient 12-months period; and if he will give the corresponding figure for self-employed persons other than farmers.
§ Mr. Green
The table below shows the percentage increase between the dates mentioned in farmers' income and in the income of other self-employed persons. The percentages are based on the figures shown in Table 2 of the Blue BookNational Income and Expenditure 1963, and relate to total gross trading profits before provision for depreciation and stock appreciation.
1938 to 1948 1938 to 1958 1938 to 1962 Farmers' incomes 345 551 665 Incomes of other self-employed persons 76 135 180