Chancellor George Osborne has dismissed Labour's tax plans as a "con" that would see state inspectors assessing people's homes.
Chancellor George Osborne has dismissed Labour's tax plans as a \"con\" that would see state inspectors assessing people's homes.
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Labour leader Ed Miliband had announced proposals to bring back the 10p lower rate of income tax which was scrapped by Gordon Brown, funded by a levy on homes worth more than £2 million.
But Mr Osborne said the Coalition Government's policy of raising the income tax threshold was a fairer way of helping the low paid and claimed Labour's "mansion tax" would end up being extended to more modest properties.
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