HC Deb 24 February 1983 vol 37 c522W
23. Mr. Penhaligon

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer by what amount the single and married persons' tax allowance would have to be increased in April 1983 in order to restore in real terms their value in April 1979.

Mr. Ridley

£300 and £450, respectively, assuming the hon. Member is using 1979–80 as the base year in his comparison.