HC Deb 08 March 1976 vol 907 cc86-7W
Mr. Cope

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish an aggregate of all assessments made under the provisions of Section 478 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1970 in each of the years 1972–73, 1973–74 and 1974–75, the amounts received in respect of those assessments, the number of staff specifically employed in connection with Section 478 assessments and the total salary cost of such staff in each of those years.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

I regret that only part of the information is readily available, as follows:

and Wales, respectively, for each of the last five years and up to the latest date for which these details are available.

Mr. Joel Barnett

I would refer my hon. Friend to my reply to the hon. and learned Member for Dover and Deal (Mr. Rees) on 1st December 1975.—[Vol. 901. c.477–8.]

Mr. Newton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what is the total expenditure provision contained in Command Paper No. 6393, over the four years 1976–77 to 1979–80 as a whole, for each of the following items: the National Enterprise Board, the British National Oil Corporation, assistance to British Leyland, assistance to Chrysler (UK) Limited, industries proposed to be nationalised under legislation presently before Parliament, the Community Land Scheme, municipalisation of private housing, replacing loss of revenue arising from the proposed phasing out of pay beds in National Health Service hospitals, and expenditure arising from the proposals contained in the Education Bill;

(2) if he will give details of those charges shown in section 5 of Table 4.6 of Command Paper No. 6393 arising other than as a result of the latest expenditure survey.

Mr. Joel Barnett

I will let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.

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