LABOUR’S OWN VERDICT ON THEIR HOMES TAX

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‘CRUDE’, ‘ABSURD’, ‘DESPERATE’ – LABOUR’S OWN VERDICT ON THEIR HOMES TAX

Labour’s homes tax is a terrible idea that would hit hardworking families – that’s the verdict of Labour MPs and senior figures:

  1. Labour peer Lord Mandelson says it’s ‘crude’, ‘short-termist’, and will end up ‘clobbering people’(Newsnight, 19 Jan 2015)
  2. Labour MP Tessa Jowell says it will force people ‘to move out of their family homes’ (Guardian, 26 Nov 2013)
  3. Former Labour Home Secretary Charles Clarke says it’s ‘absurd’and ‘designed for political reasons’ (Huffington Post, 5 Jan 2015)
  4. Labour MP Glenda Jackson says it will ‘impact disastrously on people… particularly pensioners’ (Ham&High, 2 Oct 2014)
  5. Labour peer Lord Noon says it’s a‘hopeless and desperate idea’(Sunday Times, 5 Oct 2014)

Labour are in chaos over their flagship homes tax.

Here are the facts about Labour’s tax:

  • It won’t just apply to mansions.Labour are already talking about lowering the cap, with calls for homes worth £400,000 to be taxed (Sunday Express, 10 Aug 2014)
  • If you earn £42,000, Labour class you as ‘wealthy’ and say you will have to pay the tax up front
  • If you’re a pensioner on a low income, Labour want your family to pay the tax when you die

The facts are clear: Labour’s homes tax would hit hardworking families – and even Labour know it.  Sign the petition to stop Labour’s tax on the family home – then share this post to let everyone know.

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