HC Deb 23 April 1998 vol 310 c696W
23. Mr. Barnes

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the percentages of income tax payers paying the higher rate in(a) Derbyshire and (b) the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement. [38267]

Dawn Primarolo

In 1995–96, the latest year for which there is comparable information, 5 per cent. of taxpayers in Derbyshire paid income tax at the higher rate, compared with 8.1 per cent. in the United Kingdom. It is not possible to provide a reliable breakdown below the United Kingdom level for 1998–99.