The chairman of the Brexit Party has announced that it would scrap inheritance tax and people are not impressed.
Since Nigel Farage launched the party in early 2019, it has released few details about its vision for the country beyond making sure the UK leaves the EU.
The party’s website offers no further clues about its platform other than a single promise to “challenge the self-serving two-party system, make the people sovereign, and restore trust in our democracy”.
But on Monday, the party’s chairman, Richard Tice tweeted:
I'm pleased to announce today that the Brexit Party would finally scrap the hated inheritance tax.
People pay tax their whole lives. It is immoral to hit grieving families when they are vulnerable. The Tories can copy this policy again if they want.
The announcement by the businessman behind the Leave Means Leave campaign did not go down well on Twitter
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