HC Deb 06 April 1977 vol 929 cc557-8W
Mr. Newton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will set out in the Official Report a table showing separately and in aggregate, the proceeds, actual in 1973–74 and estimated in 1977–78, from taxes on personal income, taxes on expenditure, taxes on capital, local authority rates and the employee's national insurance contribution.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 31st March 1977; Vol. 929, c. 237], gave the following answer:

The information requested is as follows:

£ million
1973–74 1977–78
Receipts of income tax from the personal sector 8,097 18,951
Taxes on expenditure (excluding rates) 7,603 16,018
Taxes on capital 835 895
Local authority rates 2,670 5,252
Employees' national insurance contributions 1,581 3,081
Total 20,786 44,197