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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on National Insurance

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on National Insurance on 12th March 1987.

Mr. Austin Mitchell Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will estimate (i) the revenue effect to the National Insurance Fund of abolition of the upper earnings limit and (ii) the loss to the fund of counting personal allowances for income tax purposes against the employee's liability to contributions.

Mr. Major I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.