PM must do more to end scandal of inequality: Jeremy Corbyn BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Theresa May’s Government is in the “pockets of a super-rich elite” and must do more to end the “scandal of inequality in modern Britain”, according to Jeremy Corbyn. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/pm-must-do-more-to-end-scandal-of-inequality-jeremy-corbyn-38114510.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article38114508.ece/c9898/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_411db7f4-bbd0-4284-893b-ce46c2d52ff3_1 Email Theresa May’s Government is in the “pockets of a super-rich elite” and must do more to end the “scandal of inequality in modern Britain”, according to Jeremy Corbyn. The Labour leader claimed poverty levels for children and pensioners are rising while the Conservative Party continues to receive millions of pounds from hedge fund tycoons. But the Prime Minister argued the top 1% of earners in the country are paying more in income tax than under a Labour government, and she said the Opposition’s £10 an hour minimum wage pledge for all workers could “cost” young people jobs. She added Labour’s consideration of a universal basic income would also result in “handouts to hedge fund managers” being paid for by “tax hikes” on low-earning workers. The pair once again ignored Brexit during their exchanges at Prime Minister’s Questions, with the two main parties still seeking to break the deadlock. The session began in slightly farcical fashion after Mr… Read full this story
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