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Part of Finance (No. 3) Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:00 pm on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of Alex Chalk Alex Chalk Conservative, Cheltenham 5:00 pm, 19th November 2018

My hon. Friend talks about the incentives created by reducing the tax on individuals, but does he agree that this has an impact on businesses, too? Where high street businesses such as my local ones in Cheltenham now have a lower tax burden, with one third coming off their business rates, that provides an incentive for them to take on new employees, grow their business and deliver a more prosperous high street?