Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:31 pm on 31st October 2018.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham 1:31 pm, 31st October 2018

Is it not a fact that debt was 43% of GDP when Labour came to office in 1997 and went down to 40% by 2006? That was down to good management of the economy before the crash. Through those years, the Conservative party was not just agreeing to our spending commitments, but asking for more expenditure, so we will have no lessons from the Tory party about reckless spending.