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[1st Day]

Part of Debate on the Address – in the House of Commons at 6:22 pm on 21st June 2017.

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Photo of Peter Bottomley Peter Bottomley Conservative, Worthing West 6:22 pm, 21st June 2017

Does my right hon. Friend also agree that employment taxation is far too high? If we take the total cost to an employer of employing somebody and see what the employee is left afterwards, the gap is enormous—there is not even a single word to cover it, although some would call it a wedge. The gap is enormous and we ought to bring it down.