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Keir Starmer Promises No Capital Gains Tax on Home Sales

Keir Starmer has ruled out imposing capital gains tax on home sales, dismissing Conservative claims as desperate tactics. Starmer confirmed that Labour's manifesto includes no plans for tax increases beyond those specified. Conservative misinformation and internal Tory conflicts with Nigel Farage's Reform party add to the current political tensions.
Keir Starmer, the Labour leader, has firmly ruled out imposing capital gains tax on the sale of people's homes, describing Conservative suggestions to the contrary as 'desperate' tactics.

Speaking during a visit to a hospital in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Starmer reassured that his party's manifesto includes no plans for tax hikes beyond those already specified, explicitly ruling out increases in income tax, VAT, and national insurance.

Conservative accusations that Labour is planning hidden tax increases, including taxing primary residence sales, were dismissed by Starmer as baseless.

Addressing related political tensions, Fraser Nelson, editor of the Spectator, criticized the Conservatives for spreading misinformation, while former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell pointed out the previous leadership's issues with truthfulness.

The Tory party is also dealing with internal pressures from Nigel Farage and the Reform party, with figures like Johnny Mercer and David Cameron warning of Farage's divisive influence on Conservative politics.
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