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Finance (No. 3) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:09 pm on 12th November 2018.

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Photo of Patrick Grady Patrick Grady SNP Chief Whip 8:09 pm, 12th November 2018

I am sorry the hon. Gentleman is having to get used to speaking from the Back Benches again, after his tremendous turn from the Front Bench in the UK Youth Parliament, but I am sure that, if he keeps up this line of complimenting the Government, it will not be long before he is back there. Does he not accept that the reality of the progressive tax reforms agreed by the Scottish Parliament as a whole—not just by the SNP Government—is that most people in Scotland are actually paying slightly less tax than they were this time last year? [Interruption.]