LDVideo: Clegg – “the Coalition is calling time on our unfair and out-of-whack tax system”

Nick Clegg’s tax cut speech dominated the political headlines yesterday — you can watch a 4-minute snippet below:


(Available on the BBC website here.)

Here’s what my LibDemVoice colleagues had to say about Nick’s call for lower taxes:

  • Clegg’s call for income tax cuts for the low paid is welcome, but will the Tories back him? by Nick Thornsby
  • Nick Clegg returns to income tax by Mark Pack
  • And here’s how the rest of the Lib Dem blogosphere reacted:

  • How will Nick Clegg’s call for more tax cuts be received by his fellow Liberal Demcrats? by Jonathan Calder;
  • An interesting world when Lib Dem policy launch is the lead new story by Jonathan Wallace;
  • Day 4043: Yes to Help for Low Earners, But We NEED to Help the No-Earners Too! by Millennium Elephant;
  • Nick Clegg rightly calls for the tax system to be made fairer by Social Liberal Forum;
  • Another fine liberal moment for Clegg by Daniel Furr;
  • Nick Clegg makes the case for lower taxes for lower paid by Alex Folkes;
  • Lib Dems push for more money back in your pocket by Iain Roberts;
  • Yes Labour, we do have a cheek and so do you by Lisa Harding;
  • Let’s start with an apology to @charlotteahenry… by Richard Morris;
  • A Mixed Bag from Clegg by Peter Wrigley;
  • Letter from Vince Cable – LibDem leadership go big on tax cuts by Paul Walter;
  • LibDems pushing for more tax cuts to help low-paid by Frank Little.
  • All in all, a good day’s work for Nick — advancing a policy which is not only right in principle, but which is also popular, AND differentiates the Lib Dems from both the Tories and Labour.

    * Stephen was Editor (and Co-Editor) of Liberal Democrat Voice from May 2007 to Jan 2015, and writes at The Collected Stephen Tall.

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