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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 2nd April 2008.

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Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Chair, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee, Minister of State (Government Equalities Office), The Leader of the House of Commons , Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee, Party Chair, Labour Party, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party 11:30 am, 2nd April 2008

One thing we recognise is that the tax burden under this Government is not as high as it was under the Government of whom the right hon. Gentleman was a part. When it comes to standards of living, when we came into government, this country was the worst among the G7 for average income per head, and after 10 years of Labour government, we are second from the top; and we stand by that record.

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David Clark
Posted on 3 Apr 2008 8:12 pm (Report this annotation)

She still has not answered the question. The Labour Party has hit the poorest earners by increasing their taxes significantly. I am not suprised she is ashamed to admit it.

James Patterson
Posted on 7 Apr 2008 3:19 pm (Report this annotation)

All part of the Grand Illusion!

James Patterson
Posted on 7 Apr 2008 3:20 pm (Report this annotation)

All part of the Grand Illusion!