I’ve been very good this past month and have managed to keep schtum about the Liberal Democrat Youth and Students’ decision to reject local income tax in preference to land value taxation until after the elections were out of the way. Now I see that the entire motion is up on the ALTER website, I… Continue reading The first nail in the coffin of Local Income Tax?
Category: Hands Off Our Future!
House price boom should be treated like national debt
Not much time for blogging at the moment, but I thought I should flag this up now: The National Institute for Economic and Social Research says in its latest journal that the surge in house prices is one “of the major adverse developments affecting the UK economy over the past 20 years”. The thinktank’s director,… Continue reading House price boom should be treated like national debt
Nick Cohen on housing and generational equity
Critic of Nick Cohen that I tend to be, his contribution this week outlining the problems with the UK housing market is well worth a read.