HC Deb 25 February 1993 vol 219 cc673-4W
Mr. Betts

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will list, for each change in the minimum lending rate since April 1992, the interest earned on £5,000

Miss Widdecombe

Based on information from the annual new earnings survey and estimates of the number of employees in employment, it is estimated that there are currently some 0.5 million contributors whose earnings fall below the PAYE threshold for the payment of income tax.