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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on the National Health Service

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the National Health Service on 10th June 1988.


Mr. Harry Cohen To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the employment effect of (a) reducing the income tax take from higher-rate payers by £2 billion in a full year, (b) reducing the income tax take for standard rate payers by £2 billion in a full year and (c) increasing by £2 billion the resources of the National Health Service.

Mr. Major It has not been the practice to publish estimates of the economic effects of changes in taxation or public expenditure.