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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
hansard heading Public Expenditure more like this
house id 1 more like this
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he plans to take in allocating public spending priorities in budgets during the course of the current Parliament to reduce (a) geographical, (b) wealth and (c) generational inequalities. more like this
tabling member constituency Barnsley Central remove filter
tabling member printed
Dan Jarvis more like this
uin 2747 remove filter
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
answer text <p>The Government has shown it is committed to reducing geographical, wealth and generational inequality. It will continue to consider such issues when making public spending allocations.</p><p> </p><p>A key priority for this government is to make sure the economy works for the whole country, not just certain parts. In the latest year, the economy grew fastest in the North West, the number of people in work grew fastest in the South West and unemployment fell fastest in Scotland. Looking ahead, the Government is developing an industrial strategy to drive productivity, create jobs, and ensure sustainable economic growth across the country.</p><p> </p><p>Our increases to the National Minimum Wage rate will benefit younger people, as will our actions to help young people get on the housing ladder. Income inequality is now lower now than it was in 2010, and the share of total income tax paid by the top 1% is 27%.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
question first answered
less than 2017-07-10T14:54:14.973Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T14:54:14.973Z
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label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
tabling member
label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this