Eurozone Crisis
Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House
11:34 am

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Mark Hoban (The Financial Secretary to the Treasury; Fareham, Conservative)

We have said we are not against a financial transaction tax in principle, but it does need to be applied globally. The EU’s own impact assessment demonstrates that an EU-only financial transaction tax would destroy jobs and increase unemployment. It is a bad idea at a time when Europe needs jobs and growth.

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