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Lib Dems claim Tories will have to make cuts to meet tax pledges

Nick Clegg has said the Conservative party have no way to meet their tax pledges on raising the personal allowance to £12,500 without doing, "what Tories do best - cut."

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Balls: 'Millions paying more - millionaires paying less'

Ed Balls has said a further reduction to 40p would benefit them by £340,000, £1.94 million and £3.94 million over the course of the next parliament, it said.

While millions are paying more, millionaires are paying less.

David Cameron and George Osborne have given the very highest earners a huge tax cut. The Tories ditched the idea that we are 'all in this together' and looked after their friends first.

And if the Tories win the election, they're set to give the top 1% of earners another big tax cut - cutting the top rate of tax again from 45p to 40p.

How can this be fair when working people are struggling, our NHS is in crisis and when we still need to get the deficit down?

– Ed Balls writing in the Sunday Mirror

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