22 million people to benefit by £120

Dear Subscriber,

Today the Chancellor announced changes that will help those who have been affected by the withdrawal of the 10p starting rate.

The proposal will increase the personal tax allowance by £600 to £6,035 for this financial year, benefiting all basic rate taxpayers under 65.

This will mean that 22 million people on low and middle incomes will gain an additional £120 this year.

This family tax cut provides support this year for those on middle incomes at a time where they face increased bills, so supporting the economy and displaying the Labour Party’s commitment to creating a more prosperous and fairer Britain.

Best wishes,

Harriet Harman
Deputy Leader

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