|Date:||28 February 2005|
|Authors:||Stuart Adam , Carl Emmerson and Robert Chote|
The Liberal Democrats today announced further details of their alternative Budget proposals. On the tax side they would:
The net revenue raised from these measures would, among other things, pay for a citizen's pension for those aged 75 and over, the abolition of higher education fees and the provision of free personal care for the elderly.
This press release sets out some initial analysis of the Liberal Democrats' tax proposals. Further analysis, incorporating the impact of their spending plans, will be published before the general election.