National Insurance

Treasury written question – answered on 9th July 2001.

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Photo of Paul Flynn Paul Flynn Labour, Newport West

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to compensate the National Insurance Fund for the loss of contribution income from employers resulting from the introduction of (a) the Landfill Tax, (b) the Climate Change Levy and (c) the Aggregates Levy.

Photo of Andrew Smith Andrew Smith The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

None. The reductions in employers' National Insurance contributions were and are to be recycled through the proceeds of the Landfill Tax, the Climate Change Levy and the Aggregates Levy, thereby protecting UK competitiveness and employment while helping the UK to achieve its environmental objectives.

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