A former Conservative cabinet minister has referred to as the government’s mini budget saying tax cuts for the rich “wrong”.

Former Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith attacked the measures which embody the scrapping of the 45p top price of tax.

The MP for Skipton and Ripon tweeted: “In a statement with many positive enterprise measures this huge tax cut for the very rich at a time of national crisis & real fear & anxiety amongst low income workers & citizens is wrong.

Others piled onto social media in response to the MP’s tweet.

Guy Cavaleri, tweeted in response to the MP’s tweet: “Finally, a Tory MP with honesty and back bone. thank you Julian. your fellow Tory MP’s are blind, its shocking.”

Al Sam tweeted: “If you forget for a moment about whether the rich or the poor benefit – how can a government come up with a plan like this that is so badly received by the markets? Don’t you have any kind of quality control on your policies.”

Under the mini budget the primary price of earnings tax will be cut to 19p in the pound from April 202 which will imply 31 million folks will be higher off by a median of £170 per year.

The 45% increased price of earnings tax is to be abolished under the mini budget with a cap on bankers’ bonuses additionally being scrapped.

The primary price of earnings tax will be cut to 19p in the pound from April 2023 which will imply 31 million folks will be higher off by a median of £170 per year.

It was already introduced that April’s National Insurance hike is to be reversed from 6 November – saving money for companies and 28 million staff. The 1.25 share factors enhance was launched under former chancellor Rishi Sunak.

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