Basic rate limit and personal allowance

Part of Finance (No. 3) Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:15 pm on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Opposition Whip (Commons) 5:15 pm, 19th November 2018

My hon. Friend pointed out that the Government are in denial on child poverty. That is absolutely clear in my constituency in Barnsley, where 6,000 children live in poverty. Does he agree that poverty is a political choice caused by the Conservative party?