Married couples tax break 'not imminent'


It has emerged that the government will not be introducing a tax break for married couples in March's budget.

There had been speculation that the measure would be brought forward to appease some Conservative backbenchers who are unhappy at David Cameron's plans to allow gay marriage.

Vicki Young reports.

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