Finance Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:31 pm on 6th July 2010.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Shadow Minister (Veterans) 4:31 pm, 6th July 2010

I know that the right hon. Gentleman is doing his apprenticeship, but does he not understand the difference between the proportion and the actual tax take? Surely for a family in my constituency who are earning the minimum wage, the VAT situation alone will mean that the effect on the proportion of their income will be larger. If he looked at the research paper that has been ably produced in the House of Commons, he would find that it points out that fact.

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