§ Mr. Hirst
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the comparative taxation expressed as a percentage of gross national product at factor cost in the last available year in Great Britain, Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, West Germany, and the United States of America, repectively, under the headings of total taxes and contributions, direct taxes on householders, social security contributions, direct taxes on corporations, and indirect taxes, respectively.
§ Mr. MacDermot
The information is set out in the table below. The figures relate to the year 1964, the latest date for which information is available from O.E.C.D. sources.