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.
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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