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Value Added Tax (Wales)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 13th July 2010.

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Photo of David Gauke David Gauke The Exchequer Secretary 2:30 pm, 13th July 2010

We have provided more detail of the distributional impact of this VAT rise than the previous Government ever did or would have done had they increased VAT last December. The fact is that this Chancellor-like this Treasury team-has the courage of his convictions to do the right thing, unlike his predecessors, who neither pursued the policies they believed in nor had a leader they believed in.

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