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Orders of the Day — Finance Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:56 pm on 6th July 1983.

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Photo of Hon. Nicholas Ridley Hon. Nicholas Ridley , Cirencester and Tewkesbury 3:56 pm, 6th July 1983

Will the hon. Gentleman stop flannelling and acknowledge that under the last Government real take-home pay—disposable income—after tax and national insurance contributions, increased by between 5 per cent. and 6 per cent. for all sections of the population in work?