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First time buyer relief

First Time Buyer Relief was introduced by the Chancellor on 22nd November 2017 and applies to all relevant transactions provided the effective date of the transaction is on or after that date. 217 more words


Seattle's Draft biggest 2017 Draft miss: Budda Baker

I’m sorry to everyone for this post in advance. It is one written a little bit out of frustration, especially with the developments which may take place after this season. 250 more words


Vid: May saying Hammond never blamed disabled for productivity - and him saying it

In Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon, Green MP Caroline Lucas referred to Chancellor Philip Hammond’s statement to the Treasury Select Committee about the supposed impact of disabled people in the workplace on national productivity. 174 more words

Tory spin can't hide the reality of their massive bankers' bonus


As the SKWAWKBOX publicised earlier, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has written an open letter – signatures are still open if you want to add yours – challenging Philip Hammond to reverse his planned £5 billion tax-cut for banks and use the money to fund childrens’ services instead. 269 more words

Sign and share McDonnell's open letter to Hammond on tax cuts and child services

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell believes Philip Hammond should cancel his planned £5bn tax give-away and use the money to fund desperately-needed child services instead.

He also believes that you need a very loud voice to get a Tory minister to pay attention, unless you’re a rich donor or corporation. 104 more words