New Clause 10 — Impact of the Spending Round 2013 on tax revenue

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 3:30 pm on 2nd July 2013.

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Photo of Catherine McKinnell Catherine McKinnell Shadow Minister (Treasury) 3:30 pm, 2nd July 2013

Yes. My hon. Friend makes a powerful point, and it highlights the complacency of this Government. They feel it is a case of “job done” as some jobs have been created in the private sector, but ultimately the reality families are facing is that they cannot afford to pay for heating and buy food and what they need for their children and their families because living standards are being so desperately squeezed.