That rise in the personal allowance? Yes, it was only for one year:
A Treasury spokesman hinted last night that the one-off help to most taxpayers this year would not be repeated and that Darling would target assistance at the lowest paid next year through tax credits.
Harsh as it may sound I\’d actually love him to claw it back at the next budget. I would relish the cratering of the entire Labour Party at the next election.