Myleene Klass may be deeply confused about how the mansion tax will work in practice, but she probably isn’t the only one. As a supporter of land value taxation, it is no surprise that I think it is a flawed policy, but what’s really problematic is the way both Labour and the Lib Dems are… Continue reading Myleene Klass and political failure
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The Liberal Democrat post-credit crunch economic policy. A blow by blow account.
John Harris wonders why the Liberal Democrat party faithful seems so incapable of defining what the Liberal Democrats stand for, unlike the masterful Vince Cable. A clue may come in the fact that the party’s core message on the economy has changed in a significant way on at least eleven separate occasions over the last… Continue reading The Liberal Democrat post-credit crunch economic policy. A blow by blow account.
The Peopl(ish) Budget
Vince Cable has been dropping heavy hints about raising taxation over the last few days, so it is not a tremendous surprise to see him and Clegg calling for a tax on the value of properties above £1m. I will blog in more detail later, but initial responses? Firstly, it is regrettable that this is… Continue reading The Peopl(ish) Budget