Labour is making fiscal responsibility the central pledge in its manifesto, as the left-wing party seeks to reassure voters that it can be trusted with country's purse strings once again.
Labour’s better plan for Britain:— The Labour Party (@UKLabour) April 13, 2015
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The next generation doing better than the last pic.twitter.com/D9Uk3q3WuT
On day one of a Labour government we will start to tackle tax avoidance. We believe everyone should play by the same rules.— Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) April 12, 2015
Every one of the policies in our manifesto is paid for: Here's the first page of the Manifesto we launch today pic.twitter.com/Rod4H8TNgH— Ed Balls (@edballs) April 13, 2015
I made a commitment yesterday that our goal will be £7.5bn a year extra coming in from tackling tax avoidance and tax evasion. If we can do that by the middle of the parliament that will enable me to get the deficit down earlier, but clearly that is an ambitious goal. That is why our backstop is by the end of the parliament unequivocally.
We've come a long way since Labour's Great Recession - let's not risk it all now pic.twitter.com/X6u9rL4e73— CCHQ Press Office (@CCHQPress) April 13, 2015
One's copy of the Labour manifesto has arrived. Inexplicably they have sent me four. pic.twitter.com/XZFaDPvnxK— Rees-Mogg (@JakeReesMogg) April 13, 2015
Am told that fiscal charter / responsibility front page was added to the Labour manifesto last Friday. Late overhaul, acc to some sources— Allegra Stratton (@ITVAllegra) April 13, 2015