yomptepi wrote:His policies are non existent and his economic plans are nonsense.
All fully costed out, I believe.
"Scrap student tuition fees
Nationalisation of England's nine water companies.
Re-introduce the 50p rate of tax on the highest earners (above £123,000)
Income tax rate 45p on £80,000 and above
More free childcare, expanding free provisions for two, three and four year olds
Guarantee triple lock for pensioner incomes
End to zero hours contracts
Hire 10,000 new police officers, 3,000 new firefighters
Moves to charge companies a levy on salaries above £330,000
Deliver rail electrification "including in Wales and the South West".
Bring the railways back into public ownership as franchises expire
Regain control of energy supply networks through the alteration of operator license conditions, and transition to a publicly owned, decentralised energy system
Replace water system with a network of regional publicly-owned water companies
Reverse the privatisation of Royal Mail "at the earliest opportunity"
Create at least one publicly-owned energy company in every region of the UK, with public control of the transmission and distribution grids.
Extra tax take in total £48.6bn
£6.4bn from income tax from the top 5%
Extra £19.4bn from corporation tax
£6.5bn from tax avoidance programme
Income tax rate 45p on earnings of £80,000 and above - and 50p to be reintroduced on earnings above £123,000
Boost wages of 5.7m people earning less than minimum wage to £10 an hour by 2020
Create a National Transformation Fund that will invest £250bn over 10 years in upgrading the economy
Deliver universal superfast broadband availability by 2022
A National Investment Bank as part of a plan to provide £250bn of lending power over the next decade for infrastructure
Reinstate the lower small-business corporation tax rate
Scrap quarterly reporting for businesses with a turnover of under £85,000.
An end to zero-hours contracts to guarantee workers a "number of hours each week"
Introduce four extra public holidays each year to mark national patron saints' days
Maximum pay ratios of 20:1 to be rolled out in public sector
Raise minimum wage to "at least £10 per hour by 2020"
Ban unpaid internships
"Clamp down on bogus self-employment" and extend rights of employees to all workers - including shared parental pay
Guarantee trade unions a right to access workplaces
End the public sector pay cap
Repeal the Trade Union Act and roll out sectoral collective bargaining, whereby industries can negotiate agreement as a whole
Enforce all workers' rights to trade union representation at work
Abolish employment tribunal fees - so that people have access to justice
Use public spending power to drive up standards, including only awarding public contracts to companies which recognise trade unions
Give all workers equal rights from day one, whether part-time or full-time, temporary or permanent
Shifting the burden of proof, so the law assumes a worker is an employee unless the employer can prove otherwise.
Reintroduce maintenance grants for university students and abolish university tuition fees
A National Education Service for England to incorporate all forms of education
Overhaul existing childcare system and extend 30 hours of free childcare to all two year olds
Promise to reduce class sizes to "less than 30" for five, six, and seven-year-olds
Devolve responsibility for skills to city regions or devolved administrations
Free school meals for all primary school children, paid for by removing the VAT exemption on private school fees.
**Health and social care**
Deliver safe staffing levels and reduce waiting lists
End hospital car parking charges
One million people will be taken off NHS waiting lists by "guaranteeing access to treatment within 18 weeks"
Scrap NHS pay cap
NHS will receive more than £30bn in extra funding over the next parliament
Mental health budgets will be ring-fenced, and Labour will ensure all children in secondary schools have access to a counselling service.
Social security and pensions
Cuts to bereavement support payment will be scrapped, as will the bedroom tax and the "punitive sanctions regime"
Reinstate housing benefit for under-21s
Guarantee state pension triple lock, as well as the winter fuel allowance and free bus passes
"Rejects" proposal to increase state pension age further
A commitment to "protect the pensions of UK citizens living overseas in the EU or further afield".
Ensure that 60% of the UK's energy comes from zero-carbon or renewable sources by 2030
A ban on fracking
Nuclear power "will continue to be part of the UK energy supply"
Introduce an immediate emergency energy price cap to ensure the average dual fuel household energy bill remains below £1,000 per year
Maintaining access to the EU's internal energy market and retaining access to nuclear research programme Euratom will be a priority in Brexit negotiations.
Build over one million more homes, with at least half for social rent
Homeowners willbe offered interest free loans to improve their properties
Guarantee help to buy funding until 2027 and give locals buying their first home "first dibs on new homes built in their area"
Legislate to ban letting agency fees for tenants, and look at giving the Mayor of London power to give London renters "additional security"
Make 4,000 additional homes available for rough sleepers to end homelessness.
Extend high speed rail link HS2 to Scotland
Build a new Brighton main line for the SouthEast
Build Crossrail 2 - to run north-south through London between Hertfordshire and Surrey - "to ensure our capital continues to prosper"
Recognise the need for additional airport capacity in the South East (but there's no mention of Heathrow).
**Families and communities**
30 hours free childcare to be extended to two-year-olds and "some" to one-year-olds
An end to the so-called "rape clause" - part of the policy of restricting child tax credits to the first two children in a family. It means mothers who have a third child as a result of rape can be exempted, but would have to provide evidence in order to do so
A review into reforming council tax and business rates, in favour of options such as a land value tax
A national review of local pubs to examine the causes for their large-scale demise, as well as establishing a joint taskforce that will consider future sustainability.
Labour opposes a second Scottish independence referendum
Establish a Scottish Investment Bank, with £20bn for local projects and Scotland's small businesses, creating work and stimulating the economy
Build on the Development Bank of Wales using more than £10bn from Labour's new National Investment Bank
Continue to fully support the principles and structures inherent within the Good
Support the renewal of the Trident submarine system
Work with international partners and the UN on multilateral disarmament "to create a nuclear-free world"
Commit to the Nato benchmark of spending at least 2% of GDP on defence
Will have a complete strategic defence and security review
Insulate the homes of disabled veterans for free.
Labour will not "scapegoat migrants" and will not set a cap on immigration, describing targets as "bogus"
International students will not be included in immigration numbers, but the party will crack down on "fake colleges".
Labour believes in the "reasonable management of migration" but "will not make false promises on immigration numbers".
Accept the EU referendum result and "build a close new relationship with the EU" prioritising jobs and and workers' rights
Guarantee the rights of EU nationals living in the UK and work to "secure reciprocal rights" for UK citizens elsewhere in the EU
A "meaningful" role for Parliament throughout Brexit negotiations
Scrap Conservatives' Brexit White Paper and replace with "fresh negotiating priorities" with strong emphasis on retaining the benefits of the single market and customs union
Reject no deal as a viable option and if needs be negotiate transitional arrangements "to avoid a cliff-edge for the UK economy"
Keep EU-derived laws on workers' rights, equality, consumer rights and environmental protections
Maintain UK's leading research role by seeking to stay part of Horizon 2020 and its successor programmes
Seek to maintain membership of European organisations which offer benefits to the UK such as Euratom and the European Medicines Agency
Will not allow Brexit to be used as an excuse to undercut UK farmers and flood Britain's food chain with cheap and inferior produce."