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Do you think that Tory tax plans, presented at its conference, are a credible alternative government?

Yes 62.5%
No 37.5%

No “I just don’t want the inheritance tax to be brought up to £1m.”

Roger Waters, Barwells Solicitors

Yes “I think that the taxes are fairer and the changes would be fairer to everyone.”

Gavin John Whippy, Cronin Whippy and Company

No “I think that basically they are making the policy to be populists and they’re not taking it seriously.”

Stephen Pett, Director and Staff Benefit Services

Yes “I think it’s viable to raise inheritance to £1m because it would affect so few people and it won’t make that big of a difference anyway. It’s basically a headline grabber but I do think it’s viable.”

Norman Rushbrook, Options Financial Planning

No “I think they’re a good idea but as far as credible goes, probably not. I would be very interested to see if the mass of figures do work out.”

Steven Bates, Bates Financial Services

Yes “They would have a wide appeal.”

Jeff Baggot, Broom Consultants

Yes “There is no reason why it should not work out and I think the alternative should be quite sufficient.”

Steven Youngs, Lansbury Financial

Yes “I think they will be fundable and they’re definitely popular so I think that will assist them in getting elected.”

Billy Singh, Oak Financial Management

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