Finance (No. 2) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:13 pm on 11th April 2016.

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Photo of Mark Garnier Mark Garnier Conservative, Wyre Forest 10:13 pm, 11th April 2016

I am grateful to represent Conservative Back Benchers and leap to the defence of the Chancellor. Does the hon. Gentleman agree that the rate of increase of the debt was £156 billion a year in 2010, and that the Chancellor has substantially reduced that? He cannot deny that the Chancellor has done a terrific job.