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Taxation or privatisation: which one gets your vote?

During the last five years the Coalition Government have reduced the tax bracket for the highest earners from 50p to 45p and taken three million of the lowest paid out of tax altogether by increasing the personal allowance to £10,600. 222 more words

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It's time Henry had an umpire

Published in Business Spectator (Melbourne), 22 July 2010
http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/MRRT-RSPR-Treasury-statistics-macroeconomics-pd20100720-7J7PX?OpenDocument

It is widely believed that former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once warned never to trust any statistics unless you had forged them yourself. 917 more words

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Simon Wren-Lewis: Labour Has the Better Macro Policy from 2015

While many, including George Monbiot, now believe that there is little substantive difference between the major parties, the Oxford economics professor Simon Wren-Lewis argues that this is a serious misconception because, as he says, … 1,466 more words

The Tory machine is gearing up to back Boris Johnson as the next leader - Telegraph

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This is an outstanding and insightful article by Peter Obone, the Daily Telegraph’s chief political commentator. It’s a must-read. Check it out! 347 more words

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GOVERNMENT AUSTERITY CUTS ARE BEING CARRIED OUT WITHOUT THOUGHT OR CARE. SO SAY TOP CIVIL SERVANTS WITH NO AXE TO GRIND. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT IN THIS GENERAL ELECTION YEAR?

Reposted from Ripped off Britons.com

The Welfare State was hard won by generations of Britons before us. It is as much an inherited right as is the unearned income received by some from their inherited property and financial assets. 2,042 more words

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GOVERNMENT AUSTERITY CUTS ARE BEING CARRIED OUT WITHOUT THOUGHT OR CARE. SO SAY TOP CIVIL SERVANTS WITH NO AXE TO GRIND. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT IN THIS GENERAL ELECTION YEAR?

Reposted from Ripped off Britons.com

The Welfare State was hard won by generations of Britons before us. It is as much an inherited right as is the unearned income received by some from their inherited property and financial assets. 2,042 more words

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