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Personal Debt

March 6, 2008

Question written on 06/03/2008

Does the Exchequer Secretary recognise that while she preaches stability and prudence her Department is setting the worst possible example of personal debt, given the enormous amount of public debt now on the balance sheet, which is getting ever worse?

Answered by Angela Eagle MP, Exchequer Secretary

Would the hon. Gentleman have preferred that we let Northern Rock go down?