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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 Angela Eagle Angela Eagle Shadow Minister (Treasury) 3:19 pm, 23rd June 2010

I wonder whether the hon. Gentleman was listening to the question I asked him. Given that he is quoting one particular forecast from the Office for Budget Responsibility, will he have the good grace to say on the Floor of the House that the size of the current deficit is now 2% of GDP lower than we predicted in the March Budget? The situation in which we find ourselves is not a lot worse than we thought; it is better.

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