Boris predicts pre-election tax cut

Press Association
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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Chancellor George Osborne is "almost certain" to announce a cut in personal income tax before the 2015 general election, Conservative Mayor of London Boris Johnson has suggested.

The prediction came at a Westminster lunch, where Mr Johnson said that he believed that, as growth returns, the Government should "eventually" use some of the proceeds to cut tax.