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 Yvette Cooper Yvette Cooper Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 4:31 pm, 6th July 2010

I am rushing to get to the ballot box -[Interruption.] The right hon. Gentleman is welcome to come to the ballot box too, if he so wishes. He will know that not only does chart A2 include the Labour measures from the March Budget, but it does not go beyond 2012-13 and does not include housing benefit. Is he also aware that the House of Commons analysis has shown that more than 70% of about £8 billion of direct tax and benefit measures introduced in his Budget are being paid by women? What figure does the Treasury put on the proportion of those direct tax and benefit measures being paid by women?

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