Last week all of the political parties unveiled their manifestos ahead of the upcoming General Election.
The headline pledges from the three main parties are:
- Labour will scrap the ‘Non-dom’ tax status
- the Conservatives will extend Right to Buy to housing association properties and
- the Liberal Democrats will put £2.5bn more funding into education
But what do the three main parties have to offer in terms of welfare policy?
Election 2015: Welfare Policies Compared
The table below compares the Conservative, Liberal Democrats and Labour party’s policies on welfare and related policy issues such as childcare, housing, minimum wage, and taxes.[table id=2 /]
Further Reading and Next Steps
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- How Will Universal Credit Affect Homeless People?
- Universal Credit and Self Employment
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