As reported in the national media, the Liberal Democrats plan to cut national insurance contributions even further, for anyone earning below £12,500 a year. The Lib Dems will promise in their general election manifesto to raise the level at which workers start to pay national insurance contributions. Employees currently start paying national insurance on earnings above £153 a week, or £7,956 a year, at a rate of 12%. The Lib Dems, who will beat the goal set out in their 2010 manifesto to raise the personal income tax allowance to £10,000 in this parliament, have already indicated that they will pledge to raise it to £12,500 by 2020. Danny Alexander[…]
Writing, Andrew Duff said: “There are just days to go until polling day and hundreds of volunteers across the East of England have been working hard by delivering leaflets, knocking on doors, and making phone calls. Thank you for your support in this election. “As you know, Liberal Democrat MEPs are the only group working to build a stronger economy in a fairer society by being IN Europe. “Liberal Democrat MEPs have advocated for cutting mobile roaming fees, acting on climate change, and strengthening and reforming the European Arrest Warrant. We are a positive force in the European Union. “I am immensely proud of the work I have done in[…]
A £700 tax cut for 24m people 1 million new jobs Doubled the energy from wind turbines £3.2bn put into growing businesses Just a few of the things that the Liberal Democrats have done to build a stronger economy. Without our (Lib Dem) lads and ladies, these would not have been delivered and the recovery would not be happening – FACT!
Huge jobs boost for young people announced in the Autumn Statement. Liberal Democrats are scrapping employer National Insurance on 1.5 million workers under the age of 21. Q: Are you or someone you know under 21? How are you finding the job market in Peterborough? What other things would you like to see introduced to help YOU? Please leave comments below!
Thanks to the hard work of local Liberal Democrat activists in Peterborough and across the UK, the Lib Dems are part of the Coalition Government which has resulted in many positive achievements – including giving 24 million people a £700 tax cut. NOW our chaps in Government want to do even more by cutting taxes by another £100! “People have lived with austerity for years. Your sacrifices have made it possible for us to fix the economy. It’s only fair that we give something back to you.” We want to give you a £100 tax cut because you’ve earned it. Sign the petition for a £100 tax cut.