Does anyone have any real idea of what the Liberal Democrats mean by "Narrowing the inequality gap?"
To me it sounds like a euphemism for the "Redistribution of wealth" argument; i.e. we all pay more taxes in the hope that those less fortunate than us will use the genorosity to climb out of the poverty trap.
Ten years of affirmative action from the present government along similar lines has achieved very little in real terms, so why the LibDems think they can do better, I don't know.
Simply super-taxing the rich and the middle-classes will kill the economy stone dead as the former will simply go and settle somewhere else, while the latter watch what little they have left of their savings and earnings eroded.