House of Lords on the tax system

29 January 2010

Members of the House of Lords contributed to a discussion on the case for a fairer and more progressive tax system on 28 January.

Tax rates and banking reforms, tax reliefs, income tax, VAT, economic inequality, housing and first-time buyers and local taxation were among subjects discussed.

In the House of Lords Members may table questions for debate, usually up to two hours and a half, on a specific issue or matter of concern.

A minister responds on behalf of the Government.

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