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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 9:15 pm on 28th April 2008.

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Photo of Joan Walley Joan Walley Labour, Stoke-on-Trent North 9:15 pm, 28th April 2008

Does my right hon. Friend agree that another group that we need to ensure is represented to the Treasury Select Committee is people in manufacturing areas and heartland constituencies who have taken early retirement? Many of them are ex-miners from our former coalfields, and they are particularly concerned about how they will be identified and how their tax increase of about £240 per annum will be compensated in full and backdated.

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