London South East Article Rating

TOP NEWS: Hunt to announce 2p national insurance cut in budget | Financial News

Mar 06, 2024 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    56% Very Conservative

  • Reliability

    30% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    56% Very Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    N/A

Bias Score Analysis

The A.I. bias rating includes policy and politician portrayal leanings based on the author’s tone found in the article using machine learning. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral.

Sentiments

Overall Sentiment

21% Positive

  •   Liberal
  •   Conservative
SentenceSentimentBias
Unlock this feature by upgrading to the Pro plan.

Bias Meter

Extremely
Liberal

Very
Liberal

Moderately
Liberal

Somewhat Liberal

Center

Somewhat Conservative

Moderately
Conservative

Very
Conservative

Extremely
Conservative

-100%
Liberal

100%
Conservative

Bias Meter

Contributing sentiments towards policy:

60% : Two former home secretaries criticised the move, with Suella Braverman saying "my preference would be 2p off the basic rate of income tax" and Priti Patel calling for the unfreezing of income tax thresholds.
57% : "Labour also said any reductions would be cancelled out by the government's continued freeze on tax thresholds, meaning more people are dragged into a higher band as their pay increases.
47% : But because Conservatives know lower tax means higher growth.
45% : The chancellor, who has faced pressure from Tory MPs to ease the record-high tax burden, promised "permanent cuts in taxation" that would bring "higher growth" as he seeks to woo voters ahead of this year's general election.
45% : In comments ahead of his budget, Hunt said: "Because of the progress we've made because we are delivering on the Prime Minister's economic priorities we can now help families with permanent cuts in taxation.
42% : "Taxes are rising, prices are still going up in the shops and we have been hit by recession.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

Copy link