Selective Employment Tax (Reddaway Committee's Report)

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd December 1969.

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Photo of Mr Edward Milne Mr Edward Milne , Blyth 12:00 am, 2nd December 1969

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects to receive the report of the Reddaway Committee on selective employment tax; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Mr William Rodgers Mr William Rodgers , Stockton-on-Tees

My right hon. Friend still expects to receive Professor Reddaway's initial findings by the end of the year.

Photo of Mr Edward Milne Mr Edward Milne , Blyth

Can my hon. Friend speed up the issue of this report and its examination by his Department, in view of the widespread disquiet arising from this tax, which affects employment?

Photo of Mr William Rodgers Mr William Rodgers , Stockton-on-Tees

We shall do our very best, though not necessarily for the reasons which my hon. Friend has outlined.