HC Deb 19 November 2003 vol 413 cc1100-1W
Mr. Hoban

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much additional revenue would be raised from the residents of(a) each of the borough councils in Hampshire and (b) the Southampton and Portsmouth unitary authorities for every penny increase in the basic rate of tax. [139714]

Dawn Primarolo

The requested information is given in the table.

Additional full-year yield (£ million) of increasing the basic rate of tax by 1p in 2000–01
(a) Borough Councils in Hampshire
Basingstoke and Deane 10.4
East Hampshire 6.8
Eastleigh 8.4
Fareham 6.9
Gosport 4.3
Hart 6.1
Havant 5.8
New Forest 9.0
Rushmoor 4.4
Test Valley 6.7
Winchester 8.2
(b) Portsmouth and Southampton unitary authorities 22.1

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.