Lib Dems WILL abolish NI contributions for anyone earning below £12,500 a year!

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[…]

A message from Peterborough’s @LibDems @Andrew_Duff_MEP

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[…]