Conservative Policies

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This is a mind map on Conservative party policies - AS Politics

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Conservative Policies
1 Economy
1.1 Reduce Taxation where possible
1.1.1 Incomes of below than £10,000 have no income tax althogehter
1.1.2 However, for the high income people there is 45% income tax = v high
1.2 Long Term economic Plan
1.2.1 REDUCING THE DEFICIT = deal with our debts, safeguard our economy for the long term and keep mortgage rates low.
1.2.2 CREATING MORE JOBS by backing small business and enterprise with better infrastructure and lower jobs taxes.
1.2.3 CAPPING WELFARE AND WORKING TO CONTROL IMMIGRATION so our economy delivers for people who want to work hard and play by the rules.
1.3 Inheritance tax Raising the inheritance tax threshold to £1m. That's another pledge that has been questioned. The funding will come from reducing the tax relief on pension contributions of those earning over £150,000.
2 Education
2.1 Investing £18 billion in new schools - so buildings and facilities match our ambition for the next generation
2.2 Since 2010, they havecreated 2.2 million new apprenticeships - enabling more young people to learn a trade, kick-start their careers and get on in life.
2.3 Supports Labour's views that different types of schooling should be available to all, no matter what their economic, social or educational backround.
2.4 Local communities should be able to set up their own schools = free schools = good quality education, backing for the Academy System = in the 2015 general election they promised 500 new free schools
2.5 Smaller class sizes
2.6 Abolishing SATS
2.7 Raised University Tuition fees
3 Foreign Policy
3.1 Work for peace in Syria and Iraq and pursue a comprehensive strategy to defeat Islamic Stat
3.2 promote human rights, economic liberalism and political freedom, with humanitarian intervention when it is necessary and when it can be effective
3.3 Middle East: world's democracies would work in the area to promote liberal democracy.
3.4 The Conservatives have also called for the European Union to be tougher in tackling Iran's nuclear programme.
3.5 reverse the trend of crumbling reconstruction projects, continuing unemployment and growing disaffection among Afghans.
3.6 The Tories want a Pan-African Free Trade Area, which they argue could help unleash the entrepreneurial dynamism of the people of Africa.
3.7 Conservative government would spend more on aid.
4 E.U
4.1 Referendum in 2017 to decide whether the UK should leave the E.U
4.2 David Cameron does not want to leave the E.U but he does want to renegociate with it
4.2.1 ensure countries outside the eurozone are not materially disadvantaged
4.2.2 Restricting access to in-work and out-of-work benefits to EU migrants. Specifically, ministers want to stop those coming to the UK from claiming certain benefits until they have been resident for four years.
4.2.3 Allowing Britain to opt out from the EU's founding ambition to forge an "ever closer union" of the peoples of Europe so it will not be drawn into further political integration.
4.2.4 trade barriers in the services and digital sectors to be removed to create a truly single market
4.2.5 giving Parliament more autonomy and scaling back the influence of EU law on domestic affairs.

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