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During the General Election, the Liberal Democrats accused the Conservative Party of planning a “VAT bombshell”, to which David Cameron told Jeremy Paxman: “We have absolutely no plans to raise VAT. Our first budget is all about recognising we need to get spending under control rather than putting up tax.” However, in the emergency budget, […]

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Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr four days before the general election, David Cameron said: “Any cabinet minister if I win the election, if we win the election, who comes to me and says, “Here are my plans” and they involve frontline reductions, they’ll be sent straight back to their department to go away and […]

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