I don’t rate Caroline Spelman as a frontbencher. She has particularly annoyed me in the past by attacking the government for its proposals to revalue council tax (according to the Tories there is something magical about the year 1991 which means that all property taxes should based on the value of homes at that point).… Continue reading In defence of Caroline Spelman
Seaumus Milne is one of my least favourite columnists, to the extent that I rarely bother reading more than the byline of his articles. I bit this week though, although I needn’t have bothered. His article “A mania for tax cuts at any cost defies public opinion” gets the current political situation pretty much ass-backwards.… Continue reading Seumus Milne: why let the facts get in the way of a good argument?