HC Deb 14 June 1988 vol 135 c178W
Mr. Gordon Brown

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give the average and median projected income before and after tax for the financial year 1988–89 for(a) families with children, (b) married couples without children below pensionable age, (c) single people below pensionable age, (d) couples of pensionable age and (e) single people of pensionable age, giving the number of couples or people which fall into each category and the percentage of people in each category falling below the average income for that category.

Mr. Portillo

I regret that reliable estimates for 1988–89 are not available.