Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:37 pm on 6th July 1983.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr Nicholas Baker Mr Nicholas Baker , North Dorset 5:37 pm, 6th July 1983

Does the hon. Gentleman agree that the proposed alteration in mortgage interest relief distorts the market and that that is not desirable for several reasons? If so, does he further agree that it is partly the product of high taxation and that, if we could reduce income tax, that type of distortion would also disappear?