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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

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Alistair Darling, chancellor poll reveals huge suspicion of Treasury forecasts

By staff A poll conducted throughout the Budget period has found staggering levels of suspicion about Treasury predictions for the economy. Asked if Treasury forecasts can be trusted a massive 92 per cent of respondents said no. The chancellor’s department has been under substantial pressure over its estimates of economic recovery. His prediction… Read more »

Cameron calls for "massive culture change"
Cameron: We’ll scrap 50p tax

By Alice Cannet David Cameron has given his strongest indication yet that the Tories will scrap the 50p top rate of income tax if they attain power. Speaking on the Today programme, the Tory leader said: “We don’t approve of the high marginal tax rates. But it’s got to form its place in the queue… Read more »