Graphic of budget u-turns
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Tax relief limit on charity to be axed in fresh U-turn

Chancellor George Osborne has dropped plans to limit tax relief on charitable giving, after protests from charities.

He announced in the Budget a limit of £50,000 or 25% of income, whichever was higher, on the amount a person could donate instead of paying it in tax.

It is the latest in a series of changes to Budget policies this week, including the pasty and caravan taxes.

Charities welcomed the news of the change, but Labour called it another U-turn by a "shambolic" government.

James Landale reports.

  • 31 May 2012
Go to next video: Labour: 'Osborne needs a plan B'