‘There’s no money left’: Government fights MPs’ challenge to VAT rise
From the London Evening Standard, July 13th 2011.
His comments at question time came ahead of a cross-party challenge to the Government’s plan to raise VAT from January.
Liberal Democrat Andrew George, MP for St Ives, is spearheading an attempt backed by four party colleagues to peg the rise to just 0.5% – from 17.5% to 18%.
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