HC Deb 06 June 2000 vol 351 c220W
Ms Roseanna Cunningham

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the additional annual revenue from raising the ceiling on employees' national insurance contributions to(a) the level at which taxpayers became liable for higher rate income tax and (b) £1,000 a week. [124250]

Dawn Primarolo

The full year yields from increasing the Upper Earnings Limit (UEL) and Upper Profits Limit (UPL) in 2001–02 are given in the table.

£ million
2001–02 Exchequer yield
Increase the UEL/UPL to: higher rate threshold 840
to £1,000 per week 2,560

The estimates are consistent with the March 2000 Budget.

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