Debts:Written question - 212320

Q
(Bolton North East)
Asked on: 24 January 2019
Treasury
Debts
Commons
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans his Department has for debts owed to HMRC to be included in its new Breathing Space scheme.
A
Answered by: John Glen
Answered on: 29 January 2019

The Government published a consultation on a single policy proposal for the breathing space scheme in October 2018. The consultation proposed that as wide a range of an individual’s personal debts as possible would be included in the scheme, including certain tax and benefit debts.

The consultation closed on 29 January, and the Government intends to confirm its approach to these aspects of the scheme in its response.

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