Income Tax

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons on 11th December 2018.

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Photo of Philip Hammond Philip Hammond The Chancellor of the Exchequer

When I was in Brussels the other day, I was reliably informed that the kingdom of Belgium was originally intended to be a temporary construct, but it still seems to be with us. The world has moved on since the Napoleonic wars, as my hon. Friend may or may not celebrate, and I have to tell him that the Government have no plans to abolish income tax.