James Forsyth

YouGov has the Tories ten points ahead as the Tories unveil their marriage tax plans

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Tonight's YouGov poll has the Tories on 40, Labour on 30 and the Lib Dems on 20, rounding off a good week for the Tories, The Tory marriage tax proposal has also just been unveiled. It will allow people who are in a marriage or a civil partnership who don't use all of their personal allowance--currently set at £6,475--to transfer it to their spouse as long as they do not earn more than £44,000. The policy would cost £550 million and will be paid for by the Tories' planned banking levy.

Written byJames Forsyth

James Forsyth is Political Editor of the Spectator. He is also a columnist in The Sun.

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