Treasury minister 'delighted' Lib Dem promise delivered

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said he is "delighted" to have delivered a Lib Dem manifesto promise in the Chancellor's Budget:

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Delighted to have delivered Lib Dem manifesto promise of £10,000 income tax free allowance - helping 27 million people

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