HC Deb 21 December 1981 vol 15 c306W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, further to his reply dated 4 December, Official Report, column 236, to the hon. Member for Grimsby concerning the indexation of tax allowances, whether he will publish in the Official Report (a) a table showing the percentage increase in tax allowances in each year as a percentage of the previous year and as a percentage of the base year and (b) a table showing the cost to the Exchequer of increasing each of the specified allowances to take account of (i) inflation in the last accounting period and (ii) the anticipated cost taking account of the rate of inflation in the current accounting period.

Mr. Ridley

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