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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tax Allowances remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on raising the tax-free personal allowance to £12,500 by 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
star this property answer text <p>We have committed to raising the personal allowance to £12,500 and the path to meeting this commitment will be set out, funded and legislated for at future fiscal events.</p><p> </p><p>This April, the government took a significant step towards meeting this commitment; the personal allowance has increased from £11,000 to £11,500. 1.3 million people on the lowest incomes were taken out of income tax altogether, and a typical basic rate taxpayer will pay over £1,000 less income tax than in 2010-11.</p><p> </p><p>This, alongside changes to the higher rate threshold, has benefitted over 31 million individuals since the start of the last parliament.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2017-07-10T11:08:08.81Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T11:08:08.81Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this