§ Mr. Lawler
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the number of single people and married couples entitled to the age allowance who have taxable incomes below the tax threshold; and whether he has any estimate of the average income of people in these two categories.
§ Mr. Norman Lamont
I regret that it has not been possible to provide an answer before the summer recess. I shall write to my hon. Friend and place a copy of the letter in the Library.