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Part of Finance (No. 3) Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:15 pm on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of Jack Brereton Jack Brereton Conservative, Stoke-on-Trent South 6:15 pm, 19th November 2018

I thank my hon. Friend for those comments, which show that the highest earners are paying their fair share, while the lowest paid in society are being supported as much as we can. That is what this Government have been doing: reducing taxes for the lowest paid in society and ensuring that the lowest paid can be paid more.

I reject many of the views of Debbie Abrahams. She made some comments about statistics and then used statistics in her own way. I will also refer to the G7 by saying that only in the UK and Japan have the lowest paid seen their wages grow in that time, and income inequality is lower than it was previously.