HC Deb 26 April 1972 vol 835 cc321-2W
Mr. Biffen

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the percentage increase in the fourth quarter of 1971 over the corresponding period in 1970 for total company income, gross trading profits and employee earnings, respectively.

Mr. Nott

The information is as follows:

Percentage increase 4th quarter 1971 over 4th quarter 1970
Total company income* 10.2
Gross trading profits of companies† 11.3
Income from employement of which: 9.4
wages and salaries 9.3
* Gross trading profits, rent and other non-trading income and income from abroad.
†Before providing for depreciation and stock appreciation.