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Capital Gains Tax (Rates)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:22 pm on 23rd June 2010.

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Photo of Guy Opperman Guy Opperman Conservative, Hexham 6:22 pm, 23rd June 2010

The hon. Member for Derby North quoted some statistics at us about the degree of unemployment in his constituency. I am lucky enough to have the paper on unemployment by constituency from June 2010; handily, it was in my pocket as I walked into the Chamber. Without going back 13 years in relation to the Labour Government, let me say that the paper indicates that in Derby North in May 2005 there were 1,318 jobseeker's allowance applicants, but that that has now gone up to 2,576-a significant increase, one might think, of 95.4%.

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David Pendray
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 9:46 pm (Report this annotation)

The briefing paper in question is at: (PDF: the referred statistics are on page 15)