In his first national newspaper interview since Liz Truss became PM, Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer sets out his plans to reverse banker-friendly Tory policies and give hope to struggling familes
Fatcat bankers will have just two years to enjoy their hefty Tory bonuses… until Keir Starmer becomes PM.
He declares that he will also order Labour MPs to vote against the abolition of the top 45% income tax rate for £150,000 earners.
But the 31 million taxpayers who saw a penny lopped off their 20% basic rate in Kwasi Kwarteng ’s budget on Friday will be allowed to keep that rebate after the next general election.
In his first national newspaper interview since Liz Truss became PM, Sir Keir said: “Removing the cap on bankers’ bonuses when people are really struggling to pay their bills shows the Tories are absolutely tone deaf to what so many people are going through.