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Danny Alexander: Wealthy are paying more

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, has said that the tax changes introduced by the coalition mean that "the wealthy are paying more in every year of this government than the did during entire period Labour was in government".

Speaking on the Today programme, Mr Alexander said that changes to the benefits system were being made to ensure that to it "encourages, incentivises and rewards work".

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Saturday 6 April 2013.

  • 06 Apr 2013
  • From the section UK