HC Deb 08 February 1966 vol 724 c36W
34. Mr. John Hall

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what earned income would be required today by a married man with two children, both aged 11–15 years, to give an income equal in purchasing power after tax to incomes earned in 1938 of £1,000, £2,000, £3,000, £5,000 and £10,000.

Mr. MacDermot

If this kind of comparison is thought useful, the answer in round figures is £4,000, £8,700, £20,000, £64,000 and £150,000 respectively.

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