COMMONS

Committee takes oral evidence on Corporation Tax in Northern Ireland

07 December 2010

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee continues its inquiry into corporation tax in Northern Ireland with evidence from Roger Pollen, Head of External Affairs, and Ken Redpath, Chairman of the Belfast City Branch, Federation of Small Businesses, Northern Ireland

The session starts at 3pm on Wednesday 8 December 2010 in Committee Room 5, House of Commons.

Witnesses:

At 3pm 

Roger Pollen, Head of External Affairs, and Mr Ken Redpath, Chairman of the Belfast City Branch, Federation of Small Businesses, Northern Ireland

Background:

The Chancellor has announced that he plans to reduce the main rate of corporation tax in the UK from 28% to 24% over the next four years. He further announced that he would review measures to rebalance the NI economy including consideration of mechanisms for changing the corporation tax rate. The rate in the Republic of Ireland is 12.5%.


The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has so far held four evidence sessions examining the issues around the rate of corporation tax in Northern Ireland. Transcripts of the sessions are available on the Committee's website:

Further information:

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