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(Except clauses 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, 16, 20 and 92) - Clause 56

Part of Finance Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:45 am on 16th June 2009.

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Photo of Kitty Ussher Kitty Ussher Parliamentary Secretary, HM Treasury 11:45 am, 16th June 2009

The clause applies only to MEPs. The tax applies to EU officials and MEPs. As I have tried to explain—I apologise if I was not clear—if there are such categories of people who are working in the UK, they will normally pay UK tax. However, I obviously cannot comment on every individual case.