No-one earning under 80K will pay a penny more in income tax (Lib Dems want to raise it across the board).
Fully costed spending, borrow only for investment.
Own our own infrastructure.
Corporation tax will rise, but only to 2010 levels. Will still be the lowest in the G7.
It's hardly "tax the rich till the pips squeak" style policy dreamed up by extreme-left Bolsheviks like, er, Denis Healey.
: a real opposition with really good policy
: If it was led by someone with a different
: profile and the party wasn't in turmoil it
: would have a real chance. A real pity the
: way it has turned out because the manifesto
: is the best I have ever seen.
: Still, certainly something worth fighting
: for. I for one am right behind it and think
: it has at least a chance if over the next
: few weeks something can change. the Tories
: have scored an own goal with the plans for
: social care, how that got past their
: advisers I will never know. Plenty of older
: people with a house worth 300k will know
: they will not, should they require care, be
: leaving the legacy they had hoped to their
: If labour could just somehow kick on from
: here they could actually do something
: --Previous Message--
: For the first time in ages I thought the
: Tories got a proper kicking tonight, long
: overdue of course.
: Libs, Labour and Green all landed big
: It's no wonder May wouldn't do the leader
: debate. There is nothing there beyond
: 'strong and stable'. And this policy asking
: old people to borrow against their houses
: for care would be electoral suicide in any
: other era. Labour need to hammer this home
: big time between now and June 8th it's a
: I am going to have to reduce my prediction
: from 150 majority to 100 if this carries on
: ;-) :-(