Chancellor George Osborne has rejected the claim that Labour can appeal to its core support with talk of a 10p tax rate during his appearance on ITV's The Agenda.
He said the Coalition's offer of a 0% tax rate was a lot more competitive.
The Agenda with Tom Bradby will be broadcast on ITV at 10.35pm tonight.
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