Labour promises – ten reasons to back us tomorrow

  1. Freeze gas and electricity bills until 2017 and reform the energy market
  2. Get 200,000 homes built a year by 2020
  3. Stop families that rent being ripped off and help them plan for the future with new long term predictable tenancies
  4. Cut income tax for hardworking people through a lower 10p starting tax rate, and introduce a 50p top rate of tax as we pay off the deficit in a fair way
  5. Ban exploitative zero-hour contracts
  6. Make work pay by strengthening the Minimum Wage and providing tax breaks to firms that boost pay through the Living Wage
  7. Back small businesses by cutting business rates and reforming the banks
  8. Help working parents with 25 hours free childcare for three and four year-olds
  9. Tackle the abuse of migrant labour to undercut wages by banning recruitment agencies that only hire foreign workers and pressing for stronger controls in Europe
  10. Back the next generation with a job guarantee for the young unemployed and more apprenticeships
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2 Responses to Labour promises – ten reasons to back us tomorrow

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  2. Apart from number 9, how will electing more Labour MEPs (or even Labour Southend Councillors) advance these 10 otherwise good proposals?

    All the parties are at it: Flogging Westminster proposals as justification for electing MEPs

    What will my propsective MEPs do for me in the next European Parliament?

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