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Mortgage Interest Payments

Part of Orders of the Day — Finance Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:45 pm on 15th July 1997.

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Photo of Tim Boswell Tim Boswell Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills), Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills), Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) 7:45 pm, 15th July 1997

Is it not also in my hon. Friend's mind that this is the biggest single imposition of direct taxation on the ordinary citizen in the Budget? Some much bigger hits on the ordinary household budget come indirectly through the windfall tax and advance corporation tax, but this is the biggest single identifiable measure which strikes at the householder.