Clarke tried to insist “everyone” would be gaining more, but Stayt doubled down on his line of questioning.
He interjected: “No, okay, so, I’ve tried twice now. So, if we look at the figures, and these are your own government figures which I hoped you might allude to.
“Someone earning £20,000 will be £93 better off as a result of the National Insurance change.
“Someone earning £100,000 will be £1,093 better off. Those are your own figures, which seem to suggest to me unless you have some counter-narrative, that is those who are earning most will gain the most.”