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Part of Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 4:46 pm on 20th October 2015.

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Photo of Patricia Gibson Patricia Gibson Scottish National Party, North Ayrshire and Arran 4:46 pm, 20th October 2015

Does my hon. Friend agree that politics is always about choice? Notwithstanding the rhetoric from the Conservatives about balancing the books, they could choose not to spend £100 billion on Trident. They could choose not to raise the threshold of inheritance tax. They could choose to close the Mayfair tax loophole completely, rather than balancing the books on the backs of the working poor.