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Clause 8 — Small companies' rates and fractions for financial year 2009

Part of Surface Water and Highway Drainage Charges (Exemption) Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 12th May 2009.

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Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban Shadow Minister (Treasury) 6:45 pm, 12th May 2009

My hon. Friend will know from his experience running small businesses about the impact that the Government's change in their approach to small business taxation has had. From his viewpoint, have the frequent changes over the last few years damaged the willingness of those businesses to invest and plan for the long term?

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