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Democratic Unionists policies on economic issues

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the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

  Party’s support baseYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

the Economy  ›  Tax Rate

Should the top tax rate of income over £150,000 be raised to 50 percent?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Mansion Tax

Should homeowners pay higher taxes on "mansions" valued over £2m?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Inheritance Tax

Should the government abolish the inheritance tax?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Public statementsMore, but increase benefits for the elderly and disabled


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the Economy  ›  Child Benefit

Should child benefits be restricted to a maximum of two children?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Young Benefit Claimants

Should 18-21 year olds take on unpaid community work in order to claim benefits?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the U.K. raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Public statementsLower

the Economy  ›  Bedroom Tax

Should tenants receive less benefits if they live in a housing association or council property with more bedrooms than occupants?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Buy to Let

Should mortgage lenders be allowed to provide buy-to-let mortgage loans?

  Public statementsYes