Wage-Earners (Income Tax)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons on 20th October 1942.

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Photo of Mr Irving Albery Mr Irving Albery , Gravesend

Is my right hon. Friend aware that in some cases wages have been reduced by as much as one-third—for instance, from £6 to £4—and that the mitigation to which he has referred will be no adequate compensation for reductions of that kind, when the men have to meet the tax on earnings of £6 out of a wage of £4?