Employees' Contributions and Pay: Wakefield

Treasury written question – answered on 7th July 2022.

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Photo of Simon Lightwood Simon Lightwood Labour, Wakefield

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in Wakefield constituency were (a) paying National Insurance contributions and (b) earning under £25,000 per year on 29 June 2022.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

In 2022-23 there are projected to be 2.2 million individuals paying individual National Insurance Contributions (Class 1, 2 or 4) and 3.0 million individuals with earnings under £25,000 in Yorkshire and the Humber, which includes the Parliamentary Constituency of Wakefield.

These estimates are based on the 2019-20 Survey of Personal Incomes, projected using economic assumptions consistent with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s March 2022 Economic and Fiscal Outlook.

HM Treasury does not publish this information at constituency level.

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