Con Dem Alliance Leaves Most Voters Cold

15 May 2010

Same Old PoliciesThe Con-Dem alliance leaves Liberal Democrat supporters and most voters cold.  Here are the important sacrifices that were made:


* The Liberal Democrats have abandoned their election promise to introduce a special tax on properties costing more than £2 million (Mr Cameron was personally worried about that one).

* The Liberal Democrats have abandoned their opposition to the Tory's £6 billion in public spending cuts this year.

* The Liberal Democrats have agreed to support the scrapping of part of next year's one percent National Insurance tax rise.

* The Liberal Democrats have abandoned their opposition to renewal of the Trident nuclear deterrent.

* The Liberal Democrats have agreed that no further powers should be given the EU without a referendum.

* The Liberal Democrats have abandoned their demand that Britain join the euro currency.

* The Liberal Democrats have thrown away their commitment to Proportional Representation.

* The Conservative Party has abandoned its election promise to raise the threshold to £1 million.

* The Conservative Party has agreed to Lib Dem plans to raise the point at which people start paying tax to £10,000, although this will be phased in.

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