Published 22 November 2019 comments Comments Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Nigel Farage has unveiled the Brexit Party’s general election policies, promising a “political revolution that puts ordinary people first”. The party leader pledged to halve the foreign aid budget, abolish the House of Lords and cap permanent immigration at 50,000 a year. The Brexit Party is running in 275 seats, after deciding to stand down in the 317 won by the Tories in 2017. It is also promising a “clean break” from all EU institutions. LIVE: Latest updates from the election campaign How much does a general election cost? What are the Brexit Party’s key policies? If you can’t see the look-up click here. Speaking in London, Mr Farage said his party would scrap VAT on fuel bills and stop companies earning less than £10,000 a year paying corporation tax. He promised millions of trees would be planted to absorb carbon emissions. Mr Farage said his party would save tens of billions of pounds by redirecting foreign aid, scrapping the HS2 rail project and stopping the UK’s contributions to the EU. He also claimed the party could recover £7bn from the UK’s share of capital at… Read full this story
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