We’re going to break down some of the key policies here and also some of the weird shit.
By 2021, the average Briton would be paying an extra £330 in Income tax
No mention of the creation of regional investment banks, a key policy for the government
No mention of additional NHS Spending (in the QS)
“We will continue to defend our particular type of basic income, which comes in the form of a negative income tax.” Cute, but this document confirms a cut on NIT.
Meddling with Sin Taxes, raising some and lowering others
An overall reduction in defence spending of almost £1bn
Defunding of HS2
No increase in policing budgets except for “Community Policing”
Almost £3bn for something called Budsoddiad Cyrmu?
Merging the largest department in government with the most powerful department. DWP merges with The Treasury
We contacted the government for comment but the only respondent got back to us and while he’s a cool dude, he was too scared to take on our interviewer. Eventually, we got in contact with /u/TwistedNuke who gave us this comment
We passed this document around and received several comments in return
The Leader of the Opposition /u/Leafy_Emerald said:
One Labour party grandee said:
A Senior Green Party Official said:
A leading Conservative MP commented:
Strange happenings indeed within the Government, who seem to be besieged on all sides by the parties who dislike this preliminary plan greatly.
In the spirit of transparency, one Government spokesperson did ask me to be gentle as the government is a virgin. Take from that what you will, filthy bastard.