Do Labour or the Tories have the plan Britain’s finances need? This is Money podcast

It’s manifesto week and Labour, the Conservatives and the Lib Dems have laid out their vision for the country – along with the Green Party, Reform and others.

The economy, tax and people’s finances are a cornerstone of the all the manifestos, but what are the main parties proposing and what could it mean for you?

On this week’s podcast, Georgie Frost, Angharad Carrick and Simon Lambert take a deep dive into the manifestos to see what’s there.

If the country votes for a change and we do get the widely predicted Labour government, what will it mean for your money – and does talking about growth mean there’s an actual plan to deliver it?


Who has the best economic and tax plans?

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After 14 years in charge, were the Tories bold enough in their manifesto to derail Labour’s run at power?

And do the Lib Dems have the policies that could shake things up, including a plan to substantially overhaul capital gains tax?

Plus, what did Reform say?

All this and more go under the microscope, along with a look at what has really happened to our taxes in a decade-and-a-half under the Conservatives.

And finally, away from the election, how much did the most desirable new King Charles £5 note go for at a special auction this week?

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