§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what would(a) the first year and (b) the full year revenue yield be from abolishing the national insurance upper earnings limit in Northern Ireland in (i) 1991–92 and (ii) 1992–93, for (1) both employees and the self-employed and (2) just employees, and giving figures separately for the number of men and women who would be affected in each case.
§ Mr. Hanley
The information requested is set out in the table:
Official Report, column 122, the right hon. Lord Belstead, Her majesty's Paymaster General and deputy Secretary of State, is now responsible for the Department of Finance and Personnel and for the central community relations unit and has relinquished his responsibilities for law and order.389W
Dr. Brian Mawhinney MP, Minister of State, is now responsible for law and order and has relinquished his responsibilities for the Department of Finance and Personnel and for the central community relations unit.
These are the only changes in responsibilities from those set out in my earlier answer.
I will, of course, continue to have overall responsibility for the work of the Northern Ireland Office and the Northern Ireland Departments.