§ Mr. Dewar
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to his answer of 19 January,Official Report,column 210,if he will give similar figures on the effect of levels of the lower and upper profits limits for national insurance contributions on the numbers of contributors and the revenues raised.
§ Miss Widdecombe
The information requested is in the tables.303W
5 The estimated effect on NI revenue as a result of increases in the LPL and UPL since 1978–79 by the level of prices rather than earnings.
6 The estimated additional number of people who pay Class 4 National Insurance contributions as a result of increases in the lower profits limit since 1978–79 by the level of prices rather than earnings.