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Liberal Democrat policies in Government

Chris Fox, the Lib Dem Chief Exec, has circulated this helpful summary of which of our policies are included in the agreement. It’s slightly easier to wade through than the full text, which we brought you earlier.

A Fair Start for Children

  • Introduce a Pupil Premium to give all children a fair start.

Fairer taxes and Economic Reform

  • A substantial increase in the personal allowance from April 2011 with a longer term policy objective of further increasing the personal allowance to £10,000, making further real terms steps each year towards this objective
  • Reform of the banking system, ensuring a flow of lending to

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  • David Goble
    @ Richard Church. Tax break for pensioners; why not for all? Increase the tax-free allowances for all in line with inflation. There is much talk these days abou...
  • Mark
    The state retirement age has already gone up and is set to increase further. From the current 66 years of age to 68 years from 2044....
  • Peter Watson
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    And the next day they promise a tax break for pensioners. Reward the elderly while making the young pick up the pieces of our broken public services....
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