HC Deb 13 January 1997 vol 288 c20W
Dr. Lynne Jones

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of earnings of a married couple with two children and with one earner on average male earnings is estimated to have been paid(a) in income tax, (b) in income tax and national insurance and (c) in total direct and indirect tax in (i) 1978–79 and (ii) 1992–93; and what the corresponding figures are expected to be in 1997–98. [9499]

Mr. Jack

I refer to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Edinburgh, Central (Mr, Darling),Official Report, 11 December 1996, column 190–202 and to the "Tax Benefit Reference Manual", a copy of which has been placed with the House of Commons Library.

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