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Capital Gains Tax (Rates)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:00 pm on 23rd June 2010.

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Photo of Richard Harrington Richard Harrington Conservative, Watford 5:00 pm, 23rd June 2010

I thank my hon. Friend for giving way. The House should be aware that, although the statistics show that 550 young people are claiming jobseeker's allowance in my constituency of Watford, there are plenty of training schemes. However, the problem-into which I am currently carrying out research-is getting young people to go on those schemes. Money is being spent, but I am afraid that that is happening in the usual irresponsible way that was sanctioned by the former Government. As my hon. Friend noted, the important thing is to ensure that the money is spent wisely, but that will require a lot of work.

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