We can halve £178bn deficit without tax hikes: Labour
Labour will not resort to extra tax hikes to cut £178bn national debt in half says Treasury Minister Liam Byrne
The Treasury chief secretary Liam Byrne has said Labour will not resort to
extra tax hikes to cut £178bn national debt in half, said plans to boost the
economy and cut waste will be enough.
Byrne told the Daily Politics show that £25bn would come from growth and
£57bn from cuts and national insurance rises.
Both Labour and the Tories have vowed to slash the deficit five years after