§ Mr. Richard Page
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many trading companies last year's known profits exceeded £70,000;
(2) how many trading companies last year's known profits exceeded £130,000.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
I regret that that the information is not available in the precise form requested.Inland Revenue Statistics 1979, table 3.4 contains information on all companies assessed, analysed by size of the net amount of profit chargeable to corporation tax for the years 1971 to 1975.
The latest available figures are for 1976 and are about to be published in Inland 413W Revenue Statistics 1980, from which information for the following ranges of chargeable profit can be derived: