HC Deb 25 June 1965 vol 714 cc282-3W
Mrs. Thatcher

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the approximate cost of extending the relief available to blind persons under Section 9 of the Finance Act, 1962, to persons disabled to the extent of 75 per cent. or more, using the tests applied under the National Insurance Acts to determine the degree of disability.

Mr. MacDermot

There is not enough information to make an estimate but the cost in terms of tax would probably not be large.

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