Tory MP Lee Anderson insists the government's 'change of direction' on scrapping the 45p tax rate wasn't a 'U-turn'.

Apart from it literally meaning the same thing, the Nottinghamshire MP stood firm on his opinion at the Tory party conference in Birmingham.

“It’s not a U-turn, it’s a change of direction. That’s what it is, a change of policy,” he said.

“I think it’s the right thing to do, many colleagues here weren’t happy with that tax cut.”

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