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Jeremy Hunt prompted a livid response from Angela Rayner as he cracked a joke a few council home row she is embroiled in.

The deputy Labour chief is dealing with questions over her dwelling preparations earlier than promoting the property in Greater Manchester in 2015 and if she ought to have been responsible for capital features tax. She denies any wrongdoing.

As he delivered his Budget immediately, the Chancellor stated he would abolish the furnished vacation lettings regime.

He stated: “I have also been looking at the stamp duty relief for people who purchase more than one dwelling in a single transaction, known as multiple dwellings relief.

“I see the deputy chief of the Labour Party paying shut consideration given her a number of dwellings.”

At this point, the Commons erupted as an angry Ms Rayner shouted back at Mr Hunt.

Deputy Speaker Eleanor Laing was forced to intervene, saying: “Order, order. Too a lot pleasure, we have not really heard as a result of we won’t hear what the Chancellor is attempting to say.”

Mr Hunt continued: “I’m sorry to disappoint her however a number of dwellings reduction was not really designed for her however meant to help funding within the non-public rented sector.

“But an external evaluation found no strong evidence it had done so and that it was being regularly abused so I’m going to abolish it.”

He went on to announce a discount within the increased fee of property capital features tax from 28 p.c to 24 p.c.

A laughing Mr Hunt added: “That really is for you Angela.”

His remark prompted additional uproar within the Commons as MPs noisily reacted to the quip.