Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 18th March 2015.

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Photo of Ian Murray Ian Murray Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) 11:30 am, 18th March 2015

The Chancellor said in his first Budget:

When we say that we are all in this together, we mean it.—[Hansard, 22 June 2010; Vol. 512, c. 167.]

When the Prime Minister and the Chancellor came up with such a vacuous soundbite, was it before they decided to give a £42,000 a year tax cut to millionaires, or before they attempted and failed to eliminate the deficit on the backs of the poorest?