Rumours are flying around Conference this evening that Ed Miliband will tomorrow pledge a mansion tax to pay for an increase in NHS spending. It is now believed to be the major policy announcement of Miliband’s Conference speech. Reports are emerging that Labour will put a tax on homes worth over £2million in order to improve public services in health and social care. The NHS had been widely understood to be the major topic of this week’s Conference, although has […]
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