Pasties, churches and other things!

Added on Wednesday 18 Apr 2012

This week we are discussing the Finance Bill which is the legislation implementing the Chancellor's Budget proposals. There have been some excellent contributions over the days of the debate with the government coming under close scrutiny on some of the more controversial proposals, such as VAT on some savoury food, VAT on listed building refurbishment, changes in tax allowances for retired people and the reduction from 50p to 45p in the higher rate of tax. I was able to make a short contribution to the Second Reading debate and you can read it by following this link:

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