Peter Hoskin

The question the Tories must answer

Before George Osborne gave his speech at LSE today, I just coudn’t get a handle on what his message would be.  In his interview on the Today programme, he was making positive noises about reducing the tax burden.  “The best way to help people is through targeted, funded tax-help … certainly not increasing taxes like the government are planning to do,” he told listeners. 

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