§ Mr. Hoban:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much would be raised by increasing the basic rate of income tax by one pence on the residents of (a) Portsmouth Unitary Authority and (b) Southampton Unitary Authority. 
§ Dawn Primarolo:
The requested information is given in the table.
Additional full-year yield of increasing the basic rate of tax by 1p in 2000–01 £ millionM (a) Portsmouth Unitary Authority 13.0 (b) Southampton Unitary Authority 9.1
Estimates are based upon the 2000–01 Survey of Personal Incomes. The effects of the illustrative changes can be scaled up or down over a reasonably wide range. The results exclude any behavioural response to the tax change.