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  • Income Tax

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average income tax paid per household was in each of the last four years in (a) current and (b) 1997 prices.

  • Income Tax

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how much more in income tax the average pensioner would pay if all the spending increases announced in the 2002 Budget were funded from income tax...

  • Benefit Fraud

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the answer of 5 February 2002, Official Report, column 851W, what the value was of the 18 penalties imposed as a result of allegations of...

  • Benefit Fraud

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many cases of fraud have been exposed during the past 12 months in relation to the child care tax credit system.

  • Benefit Fraud

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many (a) investigations, (b) penalties and (c) prosecutions have been instituted since September 2001 in respect of working families tax credit fraud.

  • Benefit Fraud

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what reason (a) a widow's pension is and (b) maintenance payments are not taken into account in assessing eligibility for working families tax credit.

  • Ministerial Private Offices

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the running costs were of (a) his Ministers' private offices, separately identifying expenditure on staff and (b) his Department in each year from May...

  • Staff Numbers

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many staff have been employed by his Department in each of the last 10 years.

  • Special Advisers

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many times special advisers have accompanied Ministers on overseas visits in each of the last five years; which countries were visited; and what the...

  • Relocation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to relocate executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies under the remit of his Department to Scotland.

  • Tax Evasion

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what measures have been introduced since 1997 to reduce tax evasion by the use of offshore accounts.

  • Tax Evasion

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the estimated cost of tax evasion was in each of the last 10 years.

  • Taxation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many forward contracts have been agreed by the Inland Revenue to allow taxpayers to negotiate a fixed regular payment of tax in place of the...

  • Better Quality Services Initiative

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which of the services of his Department have not been reviewed under the Better Quality Services Initiative; and when they will be reviewed.

  • Complaints

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many complaints were registered against his Department in (a) 1990 to 1996 and (b) 1997 to 2002; how many are current; and what proportion were (i)...

  • Budget Red Book

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to table 4.4 on page 79 of the 2002 Budget Red Book, if he will provide figures for each column in respect of marginal deduction rates (a)...

  • Corporation Tax

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of companies that will gain in 2002–03 from the exemption from corporation tax of companies with taxable...

  • Wanless Report Team

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in respect of each member of the team listed in the Wanless report on the Future of the NHS, whether they are Treasury officials; and of those that are (a)...

  • Recruitment

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many net additional staff his Department has recruited in each month since June 2001 at (a) executive officer level and (b) administrative level.

  • Terrorist Suspects

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what action he is taking to freeze the assets of a person whose name has been communicated to him consequent on the G7 summit; and if he will make a statement.

  • Climate Change Levy

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the answer of 23 April 2002, Official Report, columns 127–28W, what percentage of revenue raised by the climate change levy in...

  • Data Protection Act

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will place in the Library copies of each version of the internal guidance which have been drawn up by his Department since 1 January 1999 to assist...

  • Departmental Underspends

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much departmental underspend was carried over from financial years (a) 2000–01 to 2001–02 and (b) 2001–02 to 2002–03 (i) in...

  • Departmental Underspends

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he plans to allow underspend to be carried forward to Departments other than the initial recipient Department.

  • Departmental Underspends

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the underspends were in the financial year 2001–02; for the Departments of (a) Health, (b) Education and Skills, (c) Defence, (d) Home and (e)...

  • National Insurance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage share of expenditure from the national insurance fund was allocated to (a) the NHS, (b) each category of contributory benefit expenditure...

  • Tax Credits

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer following his account of classification of personal tax credits on page 216 of the Budget Red Book, how much of the expenditure on the WFTC in the latest...

  • Stamp Duty

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many properties per annum he expects to benefit over the next three years from the exemptions from stamp duty for properties in disadvantaged areas...

  • Lung Cancer

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the lung cancer mortality rates were in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.

  • Emigration

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many UK citizens emigrated in each of the last five years.

  • Pornographic Films

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether film tax relief has been extended to pornographic films made in the United Kingdom since 1997; and if he will make a statement.