HC Deb 20 July 2001 vol 372 cc560-1W
Mr. Chope

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment has been made of the impact on the NHS of the removal of tax relief on medical insurance premiums for those aged over 60 years. [3750]

Dawn Primarolo

[holding answer 16 July 2001]: None. There is no reliable information available to the Government about renewals by the over-60s of their private medical insurance policies for any period since the tax relief was abolished in 1997.

Mr. Cameron

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of the total tax take was accounted for by(a) income tax, (b) VAT and (c) other taxes for (i) 1996, (ii) 1997, (iii) 1998, (iv) 1999 and (v) 2000. [5623]

Mr. Andrew Smith

This information is set out in the relevant Financial Statement and Budget Reports.

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