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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 27th January 2016.

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Photo of David Cameron David Cameron The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 11:30 am, 27th January 2016

What we are doing for women like that is making sure that this year they can earn £11,000 without paying any income tax. If they are on low wages, if they are on the minimum wage, they will get a 7% pay increase because of the national living wage. For the first time, there will be 30 hours of free childcare for those people. That is what we are doing for hard-working people. Do we need to reform welfare? Yes, we do. If the hon. Gentleman had read the report into why his party lost the election—not the one it published, of course; the secret one we all read over the weekend—he would see that, by its endlessly arguing for higher and higher welfare, the British public rightly concluded that under Labour there would be higher and higher taxes.