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Loan Charge 2019: Sir Amyas Morse Review

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:11 pm on 19th March 2020.

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Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman The Financial Secretary to the Treasury 3:11 pm, 19th March 2020

I have half a minute left. The right hon. Gentleman has only just arrived, so it is a little impertinent to raise a question at this point.

It is important that we focus on the centrality of the claim. Sir Amyas Morse has looked at it, and he has attempted to find a Jupiterian way through complicated tax issues and to deal, with equity, with the different interests and parties involved. I think he has succeeded, which is why the Government, comprehensively, with one exception, have accepted his conclusions.