Jeremy Corbyn Britain

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Earlier this month Jeremy Corbyn became the leader of the Labour Party. This led many people, including myself, to wonder what would Britain look like if Jeremy Corbyn became Prime minister. I, as a conservative believe that if this did happen Britain would descend into Chaos. However, as I look more into his ideas I question is this in fact the case.

Jeremy Corbyn wants to end Austerity. He believes that it makes the weakest people in Britain’s society weaker. To achieve this he would introduce higher taxes for the rich (from the 45p rate to possibly 70 P ). He would also crack down on tax avoidance and tax evasion from big companies like Starbucks and Amazon. He has also expressed a desire for a maximum wage, however, I do think that this is a really bad idea as it would fewer companies would wish to set up in the UK which would mean fewer job opportunities and fewer taxes paid by these companies and rich individuals. If the richest earners in the country pay over 80% of the tax, why introduce a maximum wage reducing tax income. This is truly a stupid idea.

Jeremy Corbyn would try and leave NATO and abandon Trident. He wishes to severely cut the arm forces to only 100,000 men. Yes, this would save over 150 billion pounds most likely more) however it leaves Britain vulnerable to 1. Attack 2. Intimidation from other countries 3. Loosing its international importance

Jeremy would argue that with these savings he could make Britain have the best health care and education in the world. He also will argue that this allows him to renationalise the railway and energy companies meaning cheaper prices for consumers.

Corbyn is a republican. However even he wont dare to try and get rid of the Monarchy as it would make him unelectable overnight. Over 69% of people believe the Monarchy should stay and the huge profit they give to…...

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