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Part of Finance (No. 3) Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:45 pm on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of Rebecca Pow Rebecca Pow Conservative, Taunton Deane 4:45 pm, 19th November 2018

Does my hon. Friend—I nearly called him my right hon. Friend, but he is not yet; perhaps he will be in the future—agree that the difference in the figures is stark? The personal allowance was £6,475 when this policy kicked in in 2010, and it has gone way up to £12,500. Surely, that is of huge benefit to the people we want to give more money to.