Boris Johnson lets slip manifesto pledge to cut national insurance

PM’s apparent blunder over £12,000 threshold could benefit him amid ‘factchecking’ row Latest election news - live updatesBoris Johnson has said he wants to raise the national insurance threshold to £12,000, letting slip a major Tory tax cut...

Boris Johnson lets slip manifesto pledge to cut national insurance

PM’s apparent blunder over £12,000 threshold could benefit him amid ‘factchecking’ row

Boris Johnson has said he wants to raise the national insurance threshold to £12,000, letting slip a major Tory tax cut from the manifesto as he was speaking to workers in Teesside.

The prime minister said he wanted to cut tax for working people as he was pressed by an employee at a fabrication yard about whether he would help “people like us”, not just the rich.

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