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Battle lines

The speculation about the snap election that never was has at least brought to light the policies of the leading parties.

The fight, when it does take place, will cover the full gamut of financial services but it seems, as one of our columnists who has covered several elections, Nic Cicutti notes this week, that it will involve more matters of direct concern to personal finance than for very many years.

Battle lines have been drawn on tax, pensions and housing subjects of massive importance to advisers and their clients.

We will do our best to draw the parties out on the detail of their policies and consider who is offering the most practical solutions. We will also do our best to find out politicians’ views on the RDR.

And once, again we would never dream of patronising our readers by telling them which way to vote. But when the Prime Minister eventually does give you the choice, we promise to keep you informed.


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