Labour’s policy commitment not to raise tax or national insurance for anyone earning less than £80,000 a year seems to have the Tory party seriously worried. Here’s McDonnell announcing it:
Very seriously worried, to judge by the response of their HQ’s press team – who felt they had to issue completely made-up fake news on Sunday morning to try to combat it:
The Tories have absolutely no evidence for any of it – because there is none. The idea that £80k will become £20k is absolutely baseless and Corbyn has never given any indication of wanting to raise the basic rate of tax. paid by low and middle earners.
Unlike the Tories, who have consistently refused to…
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