Taxes

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 29th March 2007.

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Photo of Helen Goodman Helen Goodman Labour, Bishop Auckland 10:30 am, 29th March 2007

My right hon. Friend announced in last week's Budget an increase in tax credits worth £4 billion. The Liberal Democrats want instead to raise tax thresholds. What would the impact have been on the poorest families with children if the money had been spent in that way?