and clean communities; where everyone has opportunities to
succeed regardless of their race, gender, sexuality, religion,
age or disability and where everyone has a chance to make
their voice heard through the decentralisation of power and a
reformed voting system.
2. Demands better and more integrated health and social care,
including a higher priority for mental illness and standards of
public health and greater equality in healthy life expectancy,
supported by an immediate injection of resources funded by a
1p rise in income tax and, in the longer term, a dedicated health
and care tax.
3. Demands better education, with more resources for schools,
teachers and further and higher education, in particular to
support children from deprived backgrounds, in order to foster
understanding and tolerance and equip people to play a full part
in democracy, to provide children with the skills they need to
make the most of their lives and to underpin future prosperity.
4. Demands a better environment, in which people enjoy clean
air, clean water and clean energy; where the countryside and
wildlife is protected; where businesses are supported to invest in
green solutions, including energy efficiency, renewable energy,
and low-carbon transport; and in which Britain is a leader in the
fight against climate change, achieving zero net greenhouse gas
emissions by 2050.
5. Demands a better economy, breaking the cycle of low
productivity and low-paid and insecure employment; providing
opportunities for people to make full use of their talents and
be properly rewarded; and spreading prosperity to every
community in the UK including a major programme of capital
investment to stimulate growth and encourage business in
turn to invest, the establishment of a British Housing and
Infrastructure Development Bank, and support for innovation in
the digital economy.
6. Demands a better Britain, open to and engaged with the
world, benefiting from the opportunities of world markets
and a positive approach to immigration, cooperating with
other countries in promoting peace, human rights, sustainable
development and the rule of law world-wide, and remaining a
full member of the EU.
Applicability: Federal; except 2 and 3 (lines 40-51) and those elements of 1 (lines
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