Clause 11 — Tax relief for married couples and civil partners

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 1:00 pm on 9th April 2014.

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Photo of Catherine McKinnell Catherine McKinnell Shadow Minister (Treasury) 1:00 pm, 9th April 2014

My hon. Friend makes an extremely good point. Our opposition to this measure is that it disproportionately impacts on women and benefits men and that it does not recognise five out of six households with children up and down the country who are, as we know, struggling to make ends meet.