Sunday, 24 November 2019

Conservative manifesto - 2019

·        Not borrow to fund day-to-day spending
·        public sector net investment will not average more than 3 per cent of GDP
·        National debt will be lower at the end of the Parliament
·        No raise in rates of income tax
·        No raise in rates of National insurance
·        No raise in rates of VAT
·        raise the National Insurance threshold to £9,500 next year
·        keep the triple lock, the winter fuel payment, the older person’s bus pass
·        We will cut taxes for small retail businesses and for local music venues, pubs and cinemas
·        250 million for a cultural capital fund
·        Invest £100 billion in additional infrastructure spending – on roads, rail and other responsible, productive investment
·        flood defenses will receive £4 billion in new funding
·        stamp duty surcharge on non-UK resident buyers
·        new £3 billion National Skills Fund
·        increase the Employment Allowance for small businesses
·        Expand start up loans via the British business bank
·        We will increase the tax credit rate to 13 per cent and review the definition of R&D
·        Bring in a  Digital Services Tax
·        £1 billion Ayrton Fund to develop affordable and accessible clean energy
·        £640 million new Nature for Climate fund
·        Spend 0.7 GNI on international development

Health & Social care:
·        Recruit 50,000 more nurses
·        £34 billion per year by the end of the Parliament in additional funding for the NHS
·        building 40 new hospitals across the country
·        boost early cancer diagnosis across 78 hospital trusts
·        20 hospital upgrades announced in the summer
·        Students Nurses receiving a £5,000-£8,000 annual maintenance grant every year during their course
·        6,000 more doctors in general practice
·        6,000 more primary care professionals
·        7,500 extra nurse associates
·        20,000 primary care professionals
·        £25 million cash additional fund to hospices
·        End hospital parking
·        increase the NHS surcharge paid by those from overseas
·        nobody needing care should be forced to sell their home to pay for it
·        1 billion for social care
·        extend the entitlement to leave for unpaid careers
·        doubling research funding into dementia
·        provide £74 million over three years for additional capacity in community care settings for those with learning disabilities and autism

·        Employment & Welfare:
·        Increased national wage to 10.50
·        create a single enforcement body and crack down on any employer abusing employment law
·        abolished employers’ National Insurance Contributions for under-21s
·        allow parents to take extended leave for neonatal care
·        We will establish a new £1 billion fund to help create more high quality, affordable childcare
·        keep our existing energy cap
·        continue the roll-out of Universal Credit
·        end the benefit freeze
·        maintaining our commitment to free school meals
·        reduce the number of reassessments a disabled person must go through
·        no longer allow people to claim child benefit for children living overseas
·        end the blight of rough sleeping by the end of the next Parliament
·        our target of 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020

·        Crime:
·        20,000 more police
·        Equip police with Tasers and body cameras
·        put the Police Covenant into law
·        easier for officers to stop and search those convicted of knife crime
·        end automatic halfway release from prison for serious crimes
·        For child murderers, there will be life imprisonment without parole
·        cut the number of foreign nationals in our prisons
·        trialing Secure School
·        job coach in each prison
·        doubling the maximum sentence for assaulting workers in emergency services
·        add 10,000 more prison places
·        make intentional trespass a criminal offence
·        Double the maximum prison term to 14 years for tax evasion
·        Create a single, beefed-up AntiTax Evasion unit in HMRC
·        increase penalties for fly-tipping
·        Brexit & Immigration:
·        Points-based immigration system
·        Leave the European union by January 2020
·        End the role of the European Court of Justice
·        NHS Visa for qualifies foreign doctors
·        ending freedom of movement
·        Actively recruiting leaders in their field to come to the UK.
·        We will treat EU and non-EU citizens equally
·        student visa allow those students to stay on to apply for work here after they graduate
·        start-up visa, for entrepreneurs
·        boost English language teaching
·        People coming into the country from the EU will only be able to access unemployment, housing, and child benefit after five years
·        £500 million of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund
·        Increase the annual quota for the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme we are piloting from 2,500 to 10,000.

·        Investing £14 billion over three years to increase funding for every primary and every secondary school pupil in the country.
·        an extra £14 billion in funding for schools
·        £5,000 a year for each secondary school pupil
·        £4,000 for each primary school pupil
·        £780 million in new funding to support children with Special Educational Needs
·        raising teachers’ starting salaries to £30,000
·        investing £500 million in youth services for young people
·        create a prisoner education service focused on work-based training and skills
·        Youth Futures Foundation will invest at least £90 million to improve employment outcomes for young people
·        have 20 Institutes of Technology

Government reform & agriculture:
·        We will ban public bodies from imposing their own direct or indirect boycotts
·        Our ambition is for full devolution across England
·        Festival of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in 2022
·        public money for public goods agricultural policy
·        creating a Great Northumberland Forest
·        guarantee the current annual budget to farmers
·        an additional 75,000 acres of trees a year
·        create new National Parks
·        UK Shared Prosperity Fund to replace EU structural funds
·        get rid of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act
·        equal Parliamentary boundaries
·        identification to vote at polling stations
·        Bring the ivory ban into force
·        We will ban keeping primates as pets

Housing and community:
·        ensure that new GP and school places are delivered ahead of people moving into new housing development
·        We will establish a £150 million Community Ownership Fund to encourage local takeovers of civic organizations or community assets that are under threat
·        Business rates relief for local newspapers
·        We intend to bring full fiber and gigabit capable broadband to every home and business across the UK by 2025
·        . Local people will continue to have the final say on council tax
·        We will encourage a new market in long-term fixed rate mortgages which slash the cost of deposits
·        enabling councils to use developers’ contributions via the planning process to discount homes in perpetuity
·        Maintain right to buy and extend to housing association
·        extended the Help to Buy scheme from 2021 to 2023
·        implementing our ban on the sale of new leasehold homes
·        Ending no fault evictions
·        requiring one ‘lifetime’ deposit which moves with the tenant
·        Introduce a new levy to increase the proportion of recyclable plastics in packaging.

Transport and environment:
·        We will build Northern Powerhouse Rail between Leeds and Manchester
·        We will extend contactless pay-as you go ticketing to almost 200 more stations in the South East
·        We will make a £28.8 billion investment in strategic and local roads
·        We will invest £1 billion in completing a fast-charging network
·        biggest ever pothole-filling program
·        create a new £350 million Cycling Infrastructure Fund
·        Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
·        establish a new £500 million Blue Planet Fund to help protect our oceans from plastic pollution
·        Offshore wind industry will reach 40Gw by 2030
·        l invest £800 million to build the first fully deployed carbon capture storage cluster
·        invest £500 million to help energy-intensive industries move to low-carbon techniques
·        investing £9.2 billion in the energy efficiency buildings

Defense and international relations
·        introduce new legislation to tackle the vexatious legal claims that undermine our Armed Forces
·        We will reduce National Insurance contributions for employers if they employ ex-Service personnel
·        spending 2 per cent of GDP on defense
·        increase defense budget by at least 0.5 per cent above inflation every year
·        Maintain trident
·        building the new Type 31 frigates in British shipyards
·        We aim to have 80 per cent of UK trade covered by free trade agreements within the next three years
·        create up to ten Freeport’s around the UK,

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