TaxPersonal TaxHoward finally promises ‘lower taxes’

Howard finally promises 'lower taxes'

Tory Leader Michael Howard has finally come off the fence with regards to taxation with the declaration: 'When we can, we will lower taxes. Weneed to reward hard work and enterprise.'

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He spoke put at the launch on Tuesday of the introduction to the Conservatives’ manifesto for the General Election widely expected in May, demanding rewards for those who work hard, save to buy their own homes and make provision for retirement.

Promising ‘a Conservative Government that offers value for money and lower taxes’, he added: ‘What I promise I will deliver.’

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