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Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010

Part 4 Background – Tax status of MPs and members of the House of Lords

42.On 16 December 2009 the Leader of the House of Commons announced that the Government intended to bring forward legislation to provide that MPs and members of the House of Lords should pay UK tax in the same way as the vast majority of taxpayers in the UK.

43.Part 4 of this Act gives effect to this intention.

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