§ Mr. Rooker
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what factors cause the variations in income tax as a percentage of pay in the various industries listed in the answers of 18 January 1984, Official Report, c. 221–22.
§ Mr. Ralph Howell
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many families claiming family income supplement were liable to pay income tax in each year since 1979.
§ Mr. Moore
Information is not available precisely the form requested. The following table gives the number of FIS recipients at the date shown and, of those, the number estimated to be liable to income tax at the date of their previous claim.
FIS recipients Thousands of whom: those liable to income tax at date of previous claim October 1979 70 50 April 1980 88 66 April 1981 105 84 April 1982 143 122 April 1983 186 157