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Nick Clegg's hopes for raising income tax threshold

Nick Clegg has said that he wants the coalition government to go "further and faster" in raising the pay level at which people start paying income tax to £10,000 a year.

The coalition has promised to raise the income tax threshold to £10,000 by the next election, set for 2015.

Speaking to BBC Breakfast the deputy prime minister said the changes would "deliver fairness" for people on lower incomes.

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