HC Deb 13 July 1978 vol 953 c790W
Mr. Park

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he can estimate the annual cost of tax unpaid on the present unemployed work force.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

No realistic estimate can be made, since the tax payable by the unemployed if they were in work would depend on the amount of their earnings, their tax allowances and on any other income.

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