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Clause 2 - Personal allowance for 2013-14 for those born after 5 April 1948

Part of Finance (No. 2) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:30 pm on 23rd April 2013.

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Photo of Brooks Newmark Brooks Newmark Conservative, Braintree 3:30 pm, 23rd April 2013

As I tried explaining earlier, back in the mid-90s that was the situation I faced. I had five children in one bedroom and I could not afford to move. I did have somebody who stayed with us for a year, because we had a spare bedroom and so we had an extra person stay with us. However, I do not want to go into my past life. I just want to say that the principle of choices is that people have choices—[ Interruption. ] If the hon. Lady will listen—