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Capital Gains Tax (Rates)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:19 pm on 23rd June 2010.

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Photo of Huw Irranca-Davies Huw Irranca-Davies Shadow Minister (Marine and Natural Environment) 3:19 pm, 23rd June 2010

Does the hon. Gentleman accept that in the election there was a fundamental divide over the approach to the economic recovery, which was encapsulated in the manifestos of the two main parties that lost-the Labour party and the Liberal Democrats? The Tories did not win outright either, but those two significant parties both, at the time, agreed with Nick and Vince that we had to delay making the cuts until the recovery was ensured.

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