HC Deb 21 March 1985 vol 75 cc594-5W
23. Mr. Chapman

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the proportion of his gross wage a single man earning £80 per week will pay in national insurance contributions and income tax, as a result of his Budget proposals.

Mr. Moore

21.1 per cent., assuming that he is contracted in to the state earnings-related pension scheme; 19.9 per cent. if he is contracted out. Before the Budget, the percentages paid were 3.4 per cent. higher at 24.5 per cent. and 23.3 per cent. respectively.

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