§ Mr. Nott
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish figures at constant 1963 prices per head of population for the years 1946 to 1968, inclusive, and for the first three-quarters of 1969 expressed in terms of an annual equivalent, of person income, before tax, payments of United Kingdom taxes on income, National Insurance contributions, personal disposable income, consumers expenditure and personal saving, showing in each case the annual average percentage increase for the periods 1946 to 1951, 1951 to 1964, 1959 to 1964 and 1964 to 1969.
§ Mr. Taverne
For the figures for 1946 to 1968 inclusive, I would refer the hon. Member to my reply to a similar question by the hon. Member for Sevenoaks on 18th November, 1969. Revised figures for 1969 based on the first three quarters of the year are given in the table below.
Estimates per head of population at 1963 prices Annual average percentage increases 1969* 1964 to 1969* £ Personal income before tax 545 2.0 Payments of United Kingdom taxes on income 74 8.2 National insurance, etc. contributions 32 4.2 Personal disposable in-come† 437 0.9 Consumers' expenditure 405 1.1 Personal saving‡ 32 -1.1 * First three quarters, seasonally adjusted, at an annual rate. † These figures also take account of net transfers to or from abroad. ‡ Before providing for depreciation, stock appreciation and additions to tax reserves.
[Vol. 791, Cols. 257–8.]