PM defends gay marriage

David Cameron has defended his plan to legalise gay marriage saying 'I'm a great supporter of marriage'. MPs have backed the plan by 400 votes to 175 in the Commons yesterday.

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Married couple tax allowance 'would help tackle poverty'

Our complicated tax system makes it harder for people to start a family and often discriminates against married couples.

Introducing an allowance that lets families share some of their personal allowance would help tackle poverty and reduce the perverse disincentives created by our dysfunctional tax code.

The Government could go much further and reform our tax system to help everybody who is struggling with the cost of living, not just married couples.

– Matthew Sinclair, TaxPayers' Alliance

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