National Insurance and Income Tax

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th March 1965.

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Photo of Hon. Nicholas Ridley Hon. Nicholas Ridley , Cirencester and Tewkesbury 12:00 am, 9th March 1965

Is the hon. and learned Gentleman aware that this figure is the average wage? Is he further aware that our forecast that the Socialist Government would mean increased taxation to the average man has been amply borne out by these events? Will he apologise to the country for having misled it?