Plus: Cable, the Saudis, arms – and hypocrisy. MPs, the EU Withdrawal Bill, Henry VIII clauses – and hypocrisy. And: on a different note, why isn’t Zahawi a Minister?
As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
Deep down, Corbyn regrets the outcome of the Cold War. Even now, when the full horror of its legacy is clear, he can’t bring himself to renounce Marxism.
Officially, Corbyn and McDonnell plan to soak the rich. In practice, they’d be left squeezing the rest of the workforce for an extra £30 billion.
The Opposition’s revenue projections are at the mercy of a small, highly responsive group of taxpayers.
The Prime Minister’s manifesto will have its flaws, but she has grasped the implications of Brexit more surely than any other senior politician.
If she tries to work through populist edicts and diktats, she will fail. And if the Right argues that a few tax cuts for the richest will solve our problems, this will be no better.
We need policies to meet the challenge of an ageing population, mass immigration, pressured families, job insecurity – and grotesquely expensive housing.
Corbyn’s Michael Foot tribute act gives the Conservatives the potential to secure a landslide by winning over the patriotic working-class vote.
Two in three are opposed. The finding is part of nearly five thousand replies, our biggest-ever reader response.
This first piece of a mini-series on what should be in the manifesto argues that the Conservatives must get serious about living within our means.
He could commit to some tangible metrics – i.e: reducing the tax code in length by 25 per cent by 2019, or pledging to abolish three taxes in each budget.
If we want a competitive economy and fair taxation, we need to simplify the tax code – not give HMRC arbitrary powers which invite abuse.
Income tax taking from the highest net-worth individuals are down £1 billion, even as everybody else has put more into the pot.
UK families earning 50-75 per cent of the average wage face the highest effective marginal tax rates of any OECD country.