‘Why are you increasing VAT?!’ Susanna Reid shames Anne-Marie Trevelyan on rise to 20%

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    “We’ve increased the taper relief for Universal Credit so that the poorest families will see an extra £1,000 in their pockets and of course, the household fund has been doubled…,” she said. 

    Cutting the MP off, Reid said: “Sorry with Universal Credit that’s not an extra £1,000 you’ve taken away a £1,000 so you’re just replacing what you took away. It’s not an extra £1,000, is it?”

    Trevelyan evaded the question and pointed out the changes to the National Insurance threshold. 

    Reid continued: “You’re increasingly National Insurance that’s a tax rise. 

    Published at Thu, 31 Mar 2022 07:52:00 +0000

    ‘Why are you increasing VAT?!’ Susanna Reid shames Anne-Marie Trevelyan on rise to 20%