I’ve been going down the list of tax cuts that John Redwood is proposing. Scrapping inheritance tax, lowering corporation tax, raising the super tax threshold, restricting capital gains… to be brutally honest, I regard all of these as good things in principle, but even leaving aside the affordability issue, how can they be said to… Continue reading Those Redwood tax cuts – a question of priorities
The first nail in the coffin of Local Income Tax?
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?
What was bought for Â£10m and sold for Â£400m?
This, and other questions are answered by this excellent article by Ashley Seager, economics correspondent for the Guardian.