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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:39 pm on 6th November 2017.

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Photo of Mel Stride Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General 3:39 pm, 6th November 2017

My hon. Friend raises a very important point. To put it simply, it is not just the tax rate in a particular regime that is pertinent to the issues we are discussing—he mentioned the Republic of Ireland, where the rate is just 12.5%—but the other factors we need to look at in coming to such judgments.