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- The Bill to cut class sizes for all 5,6 and 7 year-olds is law: the first 22 million is going into cutting class sizes for 100,000 children.

- An extra 1.3 billion has gone to improving school buildings and equipment, plus an extra 1.25 billion to raise standards in schools.

- The NHS is getting 2 billion more than under the last government's plans.

- The windfall tax is already going into the biggest ever programme to get the young and long-term unemployed back to work.

- Corporation tax has been cut to the lowest level in Europe.

- Childcare has been put within reach of all families, with 300 million over five years going to providing after-school places for nearly a million children.

- All handguns have been banned.

- The poorest 20 per cent of families will gain four times as much as the wealthiest 20 per cent from the announcements made in the Budget.

- We have won referendums for the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly.

- All pensioners are getting generous cash payments to cope with winter fuel bills on top of the cut on VAT.

- VAT on heating has been cut to its lowest level to help pensioners.

- The Crime & Disorder Bill is before the House to deliver 12 manifesto commitments, including our pledge to ensure swift justice for persistent offenders.

- All the above has been achieved without raising income tax, plus sound economic management and inflation under control.