Posts Tagged ‘tax’

  THE WRECKERS: CAMERON AND MAY   David Cameron and Theresa May have reduced this country to a laughing stock in Europe. From being a leading member of an organisation of 500 million people, we are now reduced to being a disorganised beggar pleading for reasonable terms to leave. Cameron called the referendum for narrow [read more…]

  THE BUDGET AND BUSINESS RATES. The coverage of the row over the hike in business rates has shown once again that the media generally sees things from a London and south of England perspective. There are rumours that the Chancellor is going to take steps to soften the blow of this overdue review of [read more…]

  THE EXIT FEE. Extreme Brexiteers may rail against the figures, but the fact is we are going to pay a heavy price if we exit the European Union. That is the most important message from the Autumn Statement Some of us hope public opinion will change and we can yet halt this madness. But [read more…]

    THE SWORD OF DAMOCLES. When John Whittingdale was offered the Cabinet post which involved press regulation, why did he not disclose to the Prime Minister that some papers knew of his previous relationship with a woman who had tried to sell her story to said papers? The government, and Whittingdale in particular has [read more…]

  PETROL TAX IS TEMPTING TARGET FOR OSBORNE. George Osborne is in danger of being caught in an ambush of his own making when he presents his budget next week. He needs to keep voters sweet ahead of the EU referendum but recently announced that the optimistic note he struck at the time of the [read more…]