To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was paid in employers' national insurance contributions for employees aged (a) under 20, (b) between 20 and 25, (c) between 25 and 55, (d) between 55 and 60, (e) between 60 and 65, (f) between 65 and 70 and (g) over 70 years old in the latest year for which figures are available.
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Information on the amount of employer national insurance contributions payable in respect of the 2009-10 tax year by age of employee is shown in the following table.
|Age||Employer NICs (£ millions)|
Estimates are based on a 1% sample of NICs and PAYE Service data and exclude Class 1A and 1B national insurance contributions.