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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 is absolutely right. One measure that the Opposition have said a future Labour Government would take is to stick the corporation tax rate up to 26%, which would do nothing to create jobs, nothing to create wealth, nothing to improve our economy and, most importantly, nothing to raise the vital taxes that we need to support our vital public services.