Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:14 pm on 14th April 2003.

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Photo of Tony Cunningham Tony Cunningham Labour, Workington 6:14 pm, 14th April 2003

So what message would the hon. Gentleman give a small business man in my constituency, a painter and decorator who recently told me that his business had never been so buoyant? However, he could remember struggling in the mid-80s and early 90s even to buy the petrol to put in the van to get to a job.