I have often found myself asking this question, and today is no exception: just what is Evan Harris going on about? “While these proposals do raise significant amounts of revenue from high levels of wealth, this is less true of high incomes,” he said, adding he would ask for the change at the party’s conference… Continue reading Taxing times
Day: August 10, 2006
Women: stop buying shoes
No time to blog about this now, but join the dots between this article – with government ministers hectoring women about not saving enough (leaving aside the fundamental unfairness of a system that favours men who aren’t forced to choose between career and family) and this article – which suggests that all the money is… Continue reading Women: stop buying shoes
Evict the Lords!
(This is my post as part of the Elect the Lords blogging event) Despite all the Jack Straw bashing over the past week over his plans to keep hereditary peers (and one can infer life peers as well) in the House of Lords until they die off, there is no escaping the fact that he… Continue reading Evict the Lords!