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Chancellor’s Budget should help those who are struggling

March 15, 2012 10:20 AM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

They were joined by the Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie and Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, Kirsty Williams.

In letters to the Chancellor, Liberal Democrats urged the Chancellor to move further and faster on raising the Income Tax threshold so ordinary working people do not pay income tax on the first £10,000 they earn. This will ensure more than 2.5m people will be lifted out of paying tax all together and give millions £60 back in their pockets each month, compared to under Labour.