Posts Tagged “marriage tax allowance”

Clegg: “Every primary school pupil should be able to sit down to a hot, healthy lunch with their classmates every day”

by Stephen Tall on September 17, 2013

Nick Clegg’s speech to the Lib Dem conference on Wednesday will contain one new, significant policy announcement: all pupils at infant schools in England are to get free school lunches from next September. In addition, disadvantaged students at sixth form colleges and further education colleges in England will also be eligible for free school meals […]

Two-thirds of married couples EXCLUDED from Tories’ marriage tax allowance

by Stephen Tall on July 3, 2013

Fresh from capitulating to his backbenchers over Europe, David Cameron is having to give in again on the issue of the marriage tax allowance. Evan Harris has already spoken out against the Tories’ plans here on LDV this week, highlighting how the policy harks back to the 1950s’ concept of nuclear households with (male) ‘breadwinners’ […]