TaxPersonal TaxBudget 2000: William Hague says chancellor may not be telling us the full picture

Budget 2000: William Hague says chancellor may not be telling us the full picture

In a robust response to the chancellor's Budget statement, Tory leader William Hague warned MPs that they may not be hearing the full picture.

He said that some changes would not be alluded to in his speech and would only appear once people went through documentation associated with it.

Only a selective part of what was actually happening, he said, would appear in the Budget.

He also warned that many of the government’s so-called ‘stealth taxes’ would come into effect on April 6.

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