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MP failed to mention those hit the hardest
12:00pm Monday 2nd April 2012 in Letters
INcommentingonthe effects of the Budget on his constituents last week, it is not surprising that Halesowen and RowleyRegisMPJamesMorris did not refer to the 300,000 people on incomes of more than £150,000.
They will receive an average tax cut of £10,000 annually from next year. I wonder how many of these wealthy people live in Halesowen and Rowley Regis?
Nor did he mention the five million pensioners who will be hit by the Granny Tax.
They will lose, on average, £80 next year and every year after that.Hardest hitare those turning 65 next year, who will lose £323 annually.
I don’t know how many pensioners live in Halesowen and Rowley Regis, but it is a safe bet there will be far more Budget losers than winners in this constituency.
Can Mr Morris really justify the Government’s decision to rob millions of pensioners of over £1 billion next year to pay for tax cuts for millionaires?