In British general election Gladstone proposes to abolish income tax (34 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In the British general election, William Gladstone holds out the promise of an abolition of income tax, and his Liberty Party wins a majority of the votes, but Disraeli's Conservatives gain the most seats.

Citation:
Editors. "In British general election Gladstone proposes to abolish income tax". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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