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Capital Gains Tax (Rates)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:36 pm on 23rd June 2010.

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Photo of John Thurso John Thurso Liberal Democrat, Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 12:36 pm, 23rd June 2010

I am grateful to the right hon. Gentleman for those kind words, but I suspect I would be out of order if I responded.

May I bring the right hon. Gentleman back to the point he was making and remind him that when the Northern Rock crisis hit, my right hon. Friend the Business Secretary immediately proposed that nationalisation was the correct way forward, and that the Government whom the right hon. Gentleman represented prevaricated for six months before taking that action?

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