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Clause 3 — Abolition of starting and savings rates and creation of starting rate for savings

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 8:30 pm on 28th April 2008.

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Photo of Jeremy Browne Jeremy Browne Shadow Minister (Treasury) 8:30 pm, 28th April 2008

Indeed; the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Treasury's own answers have both confirmed figures in the region of 5.3 million losers. I do not think that that is a matter of debate; what we are discussing is how those people can be assisted and how the Government got into this mess in the first place.

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