Did you know that the poorest 20% of the population are paying a higher proportion of their income in tax now than in 1997?
Did you know that the richest 20% of the population are paying a lower proportion of their income in tax now than in 1997?
So when Gordon Brown attacks the Tories for giving tax breaks to the rich he should look at his own record.
That is why today Nick Clegg is talking about a fairer tax for Britain. Lifting the personal allowance threshold to £10,000 putting £700 into the pockets of low to middle earners. Lifting 3.5m out of tax altogether. In a tax switch that will be paid for by closing loopholes that exist, cutting down on tax avoidance a mansion tax on the value of homes over a £2m threshold and aviation taxes.
Hey if everyone else is going back to the 80s with election material, I think we need these T-shirts.