HC Deb 23 March 1987 vol 113 cc40-1W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing in the case of the wife's earnings election the estimated cost to the Exchequer in the next financial year, together with tables showing (a) the estimated loss of tax in terms of each combined gross income band and (b) for (i) husbands and (ii) wives, the numbers assessed separately by range of income together with the gross amount of income and the gross amount of unearned income.

Mr. Norman Lamont

I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.

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