§ Mr. Jessel
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will review the rule under which employees of the348W
Manufacturing … … 103,277 Wholesale … … … 45,205 Retail … … … 284,888 Services … … … 268,302 Other … … … 366,546
§ Mr. Joel Barnett
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will provide an analysis of numbers of firms registered for VAT on the basis of the turnover given by firms, as follows: £5,000-£7,500, £7,500-£ 10,000, £10,000-£20,000, £20,000-£50,000, £50,000-£ 100,000, £100,000-£500,000, £500,000-£1 million and over £1 million, together with an analysis between manufacturing, wholesale, retail, services and sundry other categories.
§ Mr. Higgins
Statistics are not available for all the turnover bands specified. The following table sets out registrations by 9th April, the latest date for which statistics are available.
electricity supply industry receiving a customary presentation on completion of 35 years' service are only exempted from income tax in respect of the presentation if it consists of items stocked in the electricity board showrooms or watches, clocks and cutlery; and if he will make a statement.