Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons at 3:34 pm on 13th May 2008.
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I am grateful for the hon. Gentleman's welcome, but I cannot go along the road with him in relation to his flat tax proposal, although it was at one time the stated policy of the shadow Chancellor.
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Posted on 14 May 2008 10:45 am (Report this annotation)
He cannot go along the road of this eminently sensible measure since it would simplify the tax system and make people better off, by some £1,000 per annum, and take over 4million lower paid out of income tax altogether. Socialists are about complex tax systems and punishing people.
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