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Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:03 pm on 24th March 2014.

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Photo of Kwasi Kwarteng Kwasi Kwarteng Conservative, Spelthorne 9:03 pm, 24th March 2014

We saw an expanding public sector, big public expenditure and tax revenues which frankly could never meet the expenditure that the Government were embarked upon. So talking about what happened in 2010 can never be repeated enough times and must never be forgotten: in 2010 this coalition Government inherited the biggest deficit in our peacetime history.