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Capital Gains Tax (Rates)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:14 pm on 23rd June 2010.

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Photo of Chris Leslie Chris Leslie Labour, Nottingham East 1:14 pm, 23rd June 2010

If what the right hon. Gentleman says about the banks is true, why has the Budget been quite so lenient with them? Why has it taken only £1 billion from them, when the rest of the country is having to pay £14 billion as a result of the measures in the Red Book? What will his Department do to prevent the banks from passing even that £1 billion on to their customers?

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