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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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Leslie: Tories raised taxes but cut them for millionaires

Chris Leslie accused the Conservatives of favouring the rich Credit: Yui Mok/PA

Labour's shadow treasury secretary Chris Leslie has reacted to George Osborne's comments that cutting the top rate of income tax was "not a priority" today by accusing the Conservatives of favouring the rich.

He said: "The Conservative Party's secret plan has now been exposed.

"The Tories have raised taxes for millions but cut them for millionaires. And it's now clear that if they win the election they'll do the same again."

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