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Capital Gains Tax (Rates)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:56 pm on 23rd June 2010.

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Photo of Heather Wheeler Heather Wheeler Conservative, South Derbyshire 5:56 pm, 23rd June 2010

My hon. Friend is absolutely right to draw attention to the fact that small and larger businesses have taken the hit. We hear so often from Labour Members that they are worried about what is happening in the public sector, but that sector needs to take a leaf out of the book of the private sector, in which people have taken 10% cuts and four-day weeks. That has not happened at all in the public sector. We are looking for an increase in productivity. A 25% reduction does not necessarily-

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