We need your support to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can continue to 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 6:31 pm on 20th April 2004.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Wayne David Wayne David Labour, Caerphilly 6:31 pm, 20th April 2004

I thank the hon. Gentleman for that compliment. I am provoked to rise because of his comments about different regional tax rates. Does he not agree that in some parts of our own country of Wales, particularly around Cardiff and Swansea, the economy is doing extremely well? Surely he is not suggesting that there should be different tax rates for areas that are doing extremely well.