§ Mr. Holland
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the corporation tax paid as (a) a percentage of the normal rate of corporation tax and (b) in absolute terms at current prices by the aggregate of (i) the top hundred manufacturing and commercial companies, (ii) other such companies and (iii) all companies for each available year since 1979.
§ Mr. Norman Lamont
Amounts of corporation tax paid by all companies and public corporations are published in table 3.13 of "Financial Statistics". The further detail requested could be produced only at disproportionate cost.