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Tax Avoidance and Evasion

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:44 pm on 25th February 2020.

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Photo of Kevin Hollinrake Kevin Hollinrake Conservative, Thirsk and Malton 12:44 pm, 25th February 2020

Surely the right hon. Gentleman will be aware that the top 1% of earners in this country now contribute about 29.6% of all taxation, whereas in 2009-10 the figure was only about 25%. How can he say that is a failure?