The Economy

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:59 pm on 24th October 2019.

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Photo of Luke Graham Luke Graham Conservative, Ochil and South Perthshire 12:59 pm, 24th October 2019

I welcome my right hon. Friend’s announcements on infrastructure and broadband, which will also apply to Scotland. Will he also confirm that we were spending around £20 billion more on interest payments when the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats came into government? Those interest payments were going to international bondholders, so the friends of the international bankers and financiers are, in fact, in the Labour party, not the Conservatives.