Screen Shot 2016-04-19 at 13.42.39During Treasury Questions on Tuesday 25th October, I tortured the rules of the House to remain in order as I asked the Chief Secretary to the Treasury the following question:

Steve Baker: Will the Right Honourable Gentleman agree with me that reducing the anti-competitive market distortions is both a fiscal way to promote manufacturing and insure our country is best placed for new trade deals

The David Gauke replied

I do agree that removing distortions in the economy results in a more efficient economy. The UK Government has a record in doing that, for example in reducing corporation tax.

More information on the background to this question may be found here and here.

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