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Entrants argued their policy choices to win Chance to be Chancellor. Five videos were shortlisted and a popular online vote began.
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Close corporation tax loopholes to ensure the UK receives more taxes and that local companies are not undercut.”
Max McCreery (16)
Tax unhealthy foods more and use the revenue to subsidise healthier foods to promote health.”
Max Naudi (16)]]>
156: Scrap 10% cut to Council Tax Benefit
94: Reverse previous increase in Air Passenger Duty]]>
755: Introduce 1% ‘unhealthy food tax’
519: Increase National Insurance by 1%
436: Invest in adult apprenticeships]]>
ames Read-Tannock from Arnold Hill School and Technology College received 134 votes to win this years competition.
Arnold Hill School and Technology College, Nottingham NG5 6NZ
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Secondary School, London SE5 0RP
Withington Girls' School
Blue School Wells
oting is open until 1 March 2013 and the winner will be announced shortly after.
Welfare provides help to people in need or at risk of hardship including benefits for the unemployed and pensions for those who have retired
Health pays for the running of hospitals and doctors' surgeries as well as medical research, drugs and public health campaigns.
Education spending goes on the running schools, paying teachers’ salaries and providing further education and training for 16-19 year olds.
Employment supports UK businesses with investment, the promotion of UK goods abroad and the attracting foreign investment into the country.
Public protection covers the prevention, detection and reduction of crime and includes the police service, courts and prisons.
Environment funds environmental protection and sustainable development and support for farming and fisheries.
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Chance to be Chancellor 2012 Winner:
Isaac Warburton, Ken Stimpson Community School
A selection of short listed runners up:
Gabrielle Ohlsen, Colyton Grammar School
This is my entry to the Chance to be Chancellor. I had tons of fun making this and hope you enjoy it :)
George Whittingham, Ringwood School
Ringwood School BBC Question Time.
Ryan Barnes, Birchwood Community High School
Here's a video presentation of my application for the Chance to be Chancellor.
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Youth Budget 2012 Event
We officially launched the Youth Budget 2012 at the HM Treasury on the 14th March 2012. Check out the photos from the event below.