“Ed Balls keeps saying we're committed to scrapping EMA. I have never said this. We won't.”
Michael Gove, 2/3/10
“We’ve looked at EMAs ... no, we don’t have any plans to get rid of them."
David Cameron, 6/1/10
As it is panto season, the only response is 'Oh yes you will.'
The IFS is likely to publish an updated assessment tomorrow which will show that EMA costs in and actually pays for itself - something that will blow large holes in the Tory/Lib Dem policy.