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Mortgage Interest Payments

Part of Orders of the Day — Finance Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 15th July 1997.

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Photo of Mr Ivor Caplin Mr Ivor Caplin Labour, Hove 6:45 pm, 15th July 1997

I am sorry, Mr. Lord.

The hon. Member for Daventry (Mr. Boswell) has said on a number of occasions that there have been three interest rate rises since 1 May. Perhaps he will reflect on why there was no interest rate rise in the first part of the year, which every economic forecaster said there should be so as to control the economy generally and specifically in terms of house purchase.