HC Deb 10 June 2002 vol 386 c865W
Mr. Evans

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people are expected to pay income tax in each of the next four years. [55413]

Dawn Primarolo

Available estimates of the number of income taxpayers are given in the table.

Year Number (thousands)
1999–2000 27,000
2000–011 27,900
2001–022 27,800
2002–032 28,300
2003–042 29,700
1 Provisional
2 Projected

These estimates are based upon the Survey of Personal Incomes and are consistent with the April 2002 Budget.

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