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A variety of stories lead Thursday’s papers. The i says analysis indicates that pledges made so far by Labour would cost £20bn and require the equivalent of a 3p rise in income tax. It quotes Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, saying the fund-raising measures the party has proposed – such as charging VAT on private school fees and ending the non-dom status – would be “drops in the ocean”. Labour tells the paper it faces “tough choices” but says it will explain how it will fund its plans.