Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities

Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 2:47 pm on 25th March 2015.

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Photo of Ian Lucas Ian Lucas Shadow Minister (Defence) 2:47 pm, 25th March 2015

Is it not correct that in June 2010, when the Chancellor increased VAT, he said that he would eliminate the deficit by the end of this Parliament but has not done so? Despite the increase in VAT that he imposed, he failed in that aim. Why is that?