Greg asks about reducing the tax burden during questions to the Treasury

Greg asks Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, about reducing the tax burden for hard-working families in the next Spending Review – an issue which the Conservatives have a strong track record on.

Hansard, 9 April 2019

 

Greg Hands (Chelsea and Fulham): What priority will the Chief Secretary to the Treasury give to reducing the tax burden in the coming spending review?

Elizabeth Truss (Chief Secretary to the Treasury): I hope to follow in the footsteps of former Chief Secretaries who have been keen to keep a tight rein on public spending and ensure that people can keep more of their own money, because ultimately every penny of public spending is money that people have earned and that they could be spending on other things.