To mark 21 weeks of all-Tory government, the party has revealed 21 broken Tory promises – from tax credit cuts to protecting the disabled.
David Cameron made a string of pledges in his May manifesto as he sold a Conservative message to the nation.
The nation bought it, returning Mr Cameron to Number 10 with a stronger majority and freed from Lib Dem shackles. But what did they buy? And have they been short-changed?
Here are the broken promises:
1. No child benefit cuts
2. No child tax credit changes
3. Support for working families]
4. Tax-free childcare this autumn
5. An electrified Midland Main Line
6. An electrified Transpennine route
7. A budget surplus by 2019
8. A greener government
9. Three days’ ‘volunteer leave’
10. Achieving NHS targets
11. A care cap by 2016
12. Cutting ‘productivity weakness’
13. No change to Sunday trading
14. Pledges on child poverty
15. Protecting the most vulnerable
16. Building more affordable homes
17. Transparent government
18. £1 trillion in exports
19. Public chance to buy Lloyds shares
20. Money for the Cancer Drugs Fund
21. No plans to privatise Channel 4.
Now visit Labour reveals 21 broken promises by the Tories – one for every week they’ve been in government – Mirror Online for the full details.
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