HC Deb 08 May 1989 vol 152 c318W
Mr. Nicholas Bennett

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give his latest estimate of the increase in the standard of living of(a) a single man and (b) a married man with two children and a wife who is not in paid employment on (i) half average earnings, (ii) three-quarters average earnings, (iii) average earnings and (iv) one and a half times average earnings since 1979.

Mr. Norman Lamont

[holding answer 5 May 1989]: Latest estimates for increases in real take-home pay between 1978–79 and 1989–90 are given in the table.

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