Tag Archives: Tax Policy

Media Check – What Matthew Sinclair Doesn’t Tell You About Eurostat Figures

Whenever a left wing blogger doesn’t know what to write about, a sure fire way to find something to challenge that won’t take more than fifteen minutes of your time is to check out the Telegraph comments section. Today, Matthew … Continue reading

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Media Watch – A Zombie Idea Arises…

So back in September I did a piece rebutting an article in the Telegraph suggesting the best way to make the rich pay more tax was to – wait for it – cut their taxes. Here is said post, which … Continue reading

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Policy – A Race To Cut Taxes Won’t Help The Economy

Amongst everything else in the Autumn statement, something which wasn’t much picked up on was the Chancellor’s move to further reduce our corporation tax rate. It’s not surprising; the left have enough bones to pick with the budget without picking … Continue reading

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Policy – Taxes Are Good

Bored, tired and after drinking much gin – basically my natural state of being – I scrolled through some tweets last night to discover Peter Murphy of Tax Research Uk ask a question which has been bugging me for a … Continue reading

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Policy – Tax Multinationals Like The Rest Of Us

If the budget deficit is really the issue this Coalition most wants to tackle, as they keep insisting, perhaps tackling the criminally low levels of tax major corporations pay would be a good place to start. Meanwhile, as Seamus Milne … Continue reading

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Policy – Enforce The Laws We Have

When the phone hacking scandal was at its zenith, there was a question of whether more regulation was required of the media. As someone who puts a lot of blame at the media’s door for the ills of our political … Continue reading

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Politics – Cameron; ‘We’re Not All In This Together’

Is basically what David Cameron may as well say at the Tory party Conference this week. Ruling out a Mansion Tax just being the latest in a long run of nails in the coffin for his famous phrase. Worse of … Continue reading

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