Labour: 2/3 married couples won't gain from tax break

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls tweeted:

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With David Cameron, the truth is always so different from the spin - 2/3 of married couples won't benefit from his tax break (nor widows)..

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Of course it's insulting that £3.85 a week would persuade anyone to get married. And the money will be paid mainly to men not women..

Cameron explains who gains from marriage tax break

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PM's £1,000 marriage tax break

Married couples will receive a £1,000 tax break from 2015, the Prime Minister has revealed.