[Un-allotted Half Day] — Future Government Spending

Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 4th March 2015.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Conservative, Peterborough 3:31 pm, 4th March 2015

Perhaps the Minister can help me out. The Labour party had a top tax rate of 40% for 155 of its 156 weeks in office, which apparently was the epitome of social justice. Why does he think Labour is attacking us for having a 45% rate, which brings in more money but is suddenly seen as feathering the nest for the rich?