David Cameron unveils tax breaks for married couples

Tax breaks worth up to £200 a year have been announced by David Cameron at the Conservative conference in Birmingham.

David Cameron, who has been vocal about his personal belief in marriage has said that four million couples would benefit from a £1,000 transferable tax allowance from 2015. The measure would also include 15,000 couples in civil partnerships. Dr Samantha Callan, a director at the think tank Centre for Social Justice commented that "Half of all children born today will not still be with both their parents by the time they're 15 and marriage is a more durable relationship”

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