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New Clause 19 — Power to remove or reduce burdens

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 4:15 pm on 15th May 2006.

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Photo of Christopher Chope Christopher Chope Conservative, Christchurch 4:15 pm, 15th May 2006

The hon. Gentleman is talking about burdens, but does he accept that the new clause would increase the overall burden? It might reduce the burden on 1,000 people while increasing the burden on 1 million.