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Pre-Budget Report

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 3:29 pm on 24th November 2008.

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Photo of Anne Main Anne Main Conservative, St Albans 3:29 pm, 24th November 2008

Is the Chancellor seriously telling us that when we can get 20, 40, 70 per cent. off on the high street, and when there are "buy one, get one free" offers on houses and cars, the average hard-working family has simply been waiting for a 2.5 per cent. cut in VAT to press ahead and spend money it has not got? I do not think so.

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