§ Mr. Robert Sheldon
The information is given in the table below. The figures for total general Government revenue 793W from all taxes comprise central Government receipts of taxes on income, expenditure and capital, and also local authority receipts of rates. National insurance, etc. contributions are total receipts under the national insurance, national health, redundancy and maternity pay schemes.
General Government Revenue from Taxes and National Insurance contributions Total revenue from all taxes Total revenue from all taxes and National Insurance, etc. contributions £ million 1970–71 16,710 19,371 1977–78 42,695 52,397 as a proportion of GNP at factor cost per cent. 1970–71 37.1 43.0 1977–78 33.7 41.4
Source: National accounts estimates.