TAX CUT FOR SELF-EMPLOYED WORKERS SCRAPPED
A planned tax cut for 2.7m self-employed workers has been scrapped by the UK government.
It was originally due to scrap Class 2 National Insurance contributions in April but the move had been delayed by a year and has now been shelved.
It cited concerns that low-earning self-employed people would pay more to access the state pension, and it would make the tax system more complex.
Labour's John McDonnell called it a "betrayal of the self-employed".
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