HC Deb 23 March 1987 vol 113 cc37-8W
Mr. Grylls

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the present income tax bill of a married man with average earnings with two children.

Mr. Norman Lamont

A married man on average earnings in 1986–87 pays income tax of £41.50 per week.

Share sale Fees and Commissions (£000 including VAT)
Cable and Wireless 1985 10,313
British Gas 180,314
British Airways 112,803
1 Estimates: final accounts not yet available.