HC Deb 29 April 1976 vol 910 c189W
Mrs. Chalker

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of average manual earnings is represented by the income tax threshold for 1976–77 for a married man with two children not over 11 years of age, assuming (a) the conditional allowances are introduced and (b) the conditional allowances are not introduced.

Mr. Robert Sheldon,

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 26th April 1976; Vol. 910, c. 28]. gave the following information:

The figures are 48.6 per cent. and 44.8 per cent. respectively, based on estimated average earnings in February 1976.

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