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Time for Labour to pay their bill?

Restauranteur Richard Caring is leading the charge against Labour for their pledge to reintroduce the 50p tax rate. The billionaire owner of Caprice Holdings, which includes Le Caprice, The Ivy and Scott’s, said over the weekend:

‘I am deflated to see this negative political attack on those trying to support the fragile recovery in these tough economic times.

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