Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Finance (No. 3) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:48 pm on 12th November 2018.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Kevin Hollinrake Kevin Hollinrake Conservative, Thirsk and Malton 5:48 pm, 12th November 2018

According to the economist David Smith, if Labour policies at the last election had been implemented, people who were earning between £100,000 and £120,000 a year would have been paying, on that element of their earnings, a marginal rate of taxation of 72%. Does the hon. Gentleman feel that that is a fair burden of taxation on earners at that level?