Monday, 14 October 2013

Liberal Democrat Achievements In Government

In Government, Liberal Democrats have:

  • Given a £700 tax cut to more than 20m working people and lifted 2.7m of the poorest workers out of paying Income Tax altogether
  • Helped businesses create more than a million jobs
  • Created a record 1.2m apprenticeships
  • Given extra money for the children who need it the most through the £2.5bn Pupil Premium
  • Given generous rises in the state pension through our ‘triple lock’ – the biggest ever cash rise last year, now worth an extra £650 since Labour
  • Given the poorest two-year-olds and all three-and-four year-olds 15 hours of free childcare per week
  • Passed a Bill introducing equal marriage for all couples
  • Announced that all Reception, Year One and Year Two pupils in England will receive free school meals