Liberal Democrat finance spokesman Malcolm Bruce has been moved out of the job by new party leader Charles Kennedy. Bruce is to act as Kennedy's 'enforcer' - a LibDem version of Labour's Jack Cunningham or the old Tory Willie Whitelaw - and liaise between elected representatives at Westminster, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Brussels and local town halls. The voluntary move of Bruce, from a post he has held for five years, paves the way for Kennedy to revamp his front-bench team - amid speculation he will give the finance post to West Country MP Matthew Taylor, who was Kennedy's campaign manager during the leadership contest. Bruce came third to Kennedy in that campaign. The move comes amid signs of a change of emphasis in Liberal Democrat finance policy - away from increasing income tax to spend more on education. Kennedy's view is that there is no need to increase taxes while chancellor Gordon Brown's war chest - first identified by Bruce - contains several billion pounds for tax cuts and may allow a spending spree before the next general election. Bruce made it clear in his final speech as Treasury Spokesman that the Liberal Democrats would oppose tax cuts in the next Budget unless public services are brought up to standard first.
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