HC Deb 15 February 1973 vol 850 c428W
Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will tabulate the components of the net weekly income of a man with a wife and two children under 11 years of age assuming a weekly wage of £30 per week and that the previous year's pay was at the same rates, showing relevant tax payments, repayments and any welfare benefits in the following circumstances, for a week's work after 39 weeks at the appropriate rate, when unemployed after 39 weeks' employment and when qualifying for earnings related benefit.

Mr. Nott

The information is as follows:

At work for week 40 of tax year Unemployed after 39 weeks at the appropriate rates and when qualifying for earnings related benefit (Week 42)
£p £p
Weekly wage 30.00
Unemployment benefit including earnings related supplement 21.20
Family allowance 0.90 0.90
Income tax repayment 6.20
Income tax deducted 2.85
National Insurance Contributions (including graduated pension) 1.90
Net weekly income 26.15 28.30

The figures do not include any supplementary benefit that might be receivable during unemployment.