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Paterson calls for endorsement on corporation tax cut

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Secretary of State Owen Paterson at Grow NI calls on businesses to respond to the government's consultation on corporation tax.

Secretary of State Owen Paterson speaking at the launch of ‘Grow NI’ called on people and businesses throughout Northern Ireland to respond before the 24 June to the government’s consultation paper on Corporation Tax.

Owen Paterson said:

There has been an unprecedented coming-together of every major business organisation under the ‘Grow NI’ banner supporting the campaign for a reduction in the rate of corporation tax in Northern Ireland.

I need an overwhelming mandate from Northern Ireland to make the case to my colleagues in the government.