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Capital Gains Tax (Rates)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:16 pm on 23rd June 2010.

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Photo of Tobias Ellwood Tobias Ellwood Conservative, Bournemouth East 2:16 pm, 23rd June 2010

I am sad to hear the hon. Lady advocate a double-dip recession so early in a new Parliament. The public do not want to hear those sorts of words. We need to get behind the Government and allow the coalition to do its job. I would like to ask her who was responsible for allowing Bradford & Bingley to give away 125% mortgages? Who was responsible for removing regulations in the banking industry in the late 1990s and thus allowing banks to lend people money in ways that they did not understand and when the payments could not be afforded?

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