HC Deb 22 January 1998 vol 304 cc637-8W
Mr. Gibb

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the revenue which would be raised from taxing child benefit, assuming household total income were assessed for tax purposes. [24128]

Dawn Primarolo

[holding answer 20 January 1998]: The yield from taxing child benefit based on household total income would depend on the precise system of assessment.