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Taxation Levels

Volume 450: debated on Thursday 26 October 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to reduce levels of taxation. (97309)

The Government are committed to a modern and fair tax system, which encourages work, saving and investment, keeps pace with developments in business practice and the global economy, and raises sufficient revenue to fund the Government’s objective to build world-class public services. All taxes are kept under review and are considered as part of the Budget process.