Clause 35

Part of Finance Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:30 pm on 9th June 2009.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Financial Secretary (HM Treasury) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) 4:30 pm, 9th June 2009

No, that is not what I was saying. I am aware that the hon. Gentleman’s party is heading rapidly to the outer extremes of the European Parliament. That is not a sensible or wise view. It is important that the arrangements are safe from challenge under European law, which these are. We have designed them carefully with that in mind.