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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 9:00 pm on 28th April 2008.

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Photo of Jeremy Browne Jeremy Browne Shadow Minister (Treasury) 9:00 pm, 28th April 2008

I will conclude, Sir Alan, by saying that Labour Members have an opportunity to show this evening that they have not been fooled by the concessions that were made on Wednesday, which will not achieve what the Government claim: that millions of people on low to middle incomes who have been adversely affected by the doubling of the 10p rate will be compensated. Those hon. Members who have expressed their concerns through early-day motions, media interviews and other forums need to put their money where their mouth is and vote accordingly.

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