§ Mrs. Beckett
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many(a) working and (b) non-working people do not pay tax.
§ Mr. Ryder
Available estimates for 1990–91 are given in the table. They are based on a projection of the 1987 family expenditure survey and are provisional.
Single people and married couples not liable to tax in 1990–91 millions Single people: in employment 1.0 out of employment 6.5 Married couples: Both in employment 0.2 one partner in employment 0.5 neither partner in employment 2.4