Budgets don’t generally deliver kind numbers for the governing party. This week’s could be different.
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Boris is quizzed about CCHQ’s beer and bingo tax graphic.
Osborne’s aim should be to create a new generation of shareholders before the next election.
Not one but three think thanks refer to “missed opportunities” in their responses to the Budget. But there’s some praise for Osborne, too.
Compare Miliband’s speech today to Tony Blair’s at the same stage of Opposition. Ed doesn’t come off well.
Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell, Kathy Gyngell, Andrew Lilico, Christopher Pincher MP, Simon Richards and others respond to Osborne’s statement.
Ed Miliband had nothing but class war to offer in reply.
It seems George Osborne has been paying attention to our Homes, Jobs and Savings campaign.
Will the MP for Harlow’s emphasis on Blue Collar Conservatism shape the next manifesto too?
Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell, Ruth Lea, Andrew Lilico, Christopher Pincher MP, Simon Richards and others make their recommendations.
And they want deficit reduction even more than a 40p rate cut.
CentreForum has proposed a raft of policy measures that would cut taxes by over £2.2 billion, among other Coalition-friendly aims.
The Chancellor has the chance to show that the Tories are on the side of ordinary, precarious, Micawberish voters.
In the wake of the floods, the Government has already stumped up extra cash for fixing potholes. It should try to find more for this popular policy.
Not only would it be another burden on the taxpayer, it wouldn’t add anything of use to the public debate.