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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons on 9th April 2019.

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Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

I hope to follow in the footsteps of former Chief Secretaries who have been keen to keep a tight rein on public spending and ensure that people can keep more of their own money, because ultimately every penny of public spending is money that people have earned and that they could be spending on other things.