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Thursday, 18 October 2007
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
What steps he is taking to promote the provision of high-quality financial advice.
What he expects the annual cost to be of the increase in the inheritance tax thresholds announced in the pre-Budget report beyond those announced prior to the pre-Budget report.
What estimate he has made of the impact on disposable income of changes in the rate of income tax since 1997.
What assessment he has made of the impact of the child trust fund on family saving patterns in the UK.
What assessment he has made of the likely impact on the competitiveness of the UK economy of the changes to business taxation announced in the pre-Budget report.
What estimate he has made of the impact on disposable income of changes in the levels of council tax since 1997.
If he will make a statement on the level of efficiency savings required from local authorities in 2008-09.
What recent assessment he has made of the economic impact of the quality and range of skills of the UK work force.
What estimate he has made of the impact of the spending plans announced in the comprehensive spending review on the level of council tax in the next three years.
What plans he has to tackle the issues concerning the tax credit system identified by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration.
What recent assessment he has made of the likely impact on the economy of climate change over the next 10 years.
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
[ Relevant documents: The written and oral evidence taken before the Select Committee on Public Administration on Third Sector Commissioning, HC 540-i to iv of Session 2006-07. ] Motion made,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Mr. Watson.]
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