§ Mr. Hooson
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the average payments per head of the population in England and Wales, respectively, and the regional employment premiums, of Selective Employment Tax since its inception.
§ Mr. Diamond
Payments of Selective Employment Tax by the tax-bearing sector since 5th September, 1966 up to the end of March, 1968 are estimated to be approximately £9 10s. per head in England and £6 10s. in Wales. The comparable figures for the regional employment premium since 4th September, 1967 up to the end of March, 1968 are 7s. 6d. and £1 10s.