§ Mr. Meacher
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many payments in compensation for loss of office were notified to the Inland Revenue last year in excess of £10,000; how many persons were involved; and what were the gross and net total sums concerned.
§ Mr. Nott
, pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 17th May 1973; Vol. 856, c. 360,] gave the following information:
Tax chargeable under Section 187 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1970 is collected through the normal assessment procedures and statistics of these particular transactions cannot be distinguished separately.