HC Deb 22 June 1989 vol 155 c202W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will tabulate what a single person living in the london borough of Waltham Forest would pay(a) in community charge and (b) in a system of capital value rates plus local income tax paid in proportions of 80 to 20, respectively if the person earned (a) £40,000, (b) £80,000 and (c) £120,000 and lived in (i) property owned by that person worth £90,000, (ii) property owned by that person worth £120,000 and (iii) property owned by that person worth £150,000, making the same assumptions as in his reply to the hon. Member for Hornsey and Wood Green (Sir H. Rossi) on 22 March, Official Report, column 626.

Mr. Gummer

The information requested is provided in the table.

Illustrative annual liability in Waltham Forest under a system of capital value rates combined with local income tax, 1988–89
Single persons earnings Property value £90,000 Property value £120,000 Property value £150,000
£40,000 1,375 1,655 1,935
£80,000 1,940 2,220 2,505
£120,000 2,510 2,790 3,070

The figures are based on illustrative tax rates placed in the Library on 23 June 1988 and are for 1988–89. It is assumed that the person lives alone and taxable income is taken as earnings less £260.5, the single person's allowance, in each case. The illustrative 1988–89 community charge in Waltham Forest is £269.