The tax take is at its highest ever, and yet the Government is looking at ways to raise yet more taxes.
Posts Tagged: Economy
Five task forces cover energising our economy, transforming our public services, building a fairer society, sustaining our democracy and shaping a Global Britain.
To revive our high streets councils have a role in making sure empty space is put back into use.
Daniel Hannan: Higher taxes, spending bungs, pay caps, gender quotas. Is this really the brave new Brexit Britain we want?
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
In a balanced economy, the north would produce around £70 billion more. Here is one way to help close that gap.
“I see neither the sense nor the need to stick to an immigration figure devised…a decade ago, which has never been met” – Davidson
“In or out of the EU, our task remains the same: to be open, not closed, to the world around us. To always look outwards for opportunities, not inwards for cold comfort.”
There are clearly questions about what’s happening in relation to voting, membership, and representation — and what the Party should or might want to do.
As the miracles of Hong Kong and Singapore demonstrate, cheaper imports, rather than easier exports, are the big win. The trick is persuading voters to agree.
The Shadow Chancellor outlines some of the measures he is considering to force businesses to share profits and ‘contribute’.
Theresa May thought aloud about low interest rates. Mark Carney hit back and no more was heard from her. Time for others to do so?
“It would be wrong if we blunt those wealth creators who are not only making wealth, but are also paying taxes.”
The Shadow Cabinet member alleges that the Conservatives are stacking the constitution in favour of the executive, and the economy in favour of the rich.
They need time and resources spent on preparing them for employment and for life – and for their Government to adapt as quickly as they are doing.
It has fascinated me since growing up in a single parent family on the outskirts of Belfast – before attending the lowest-performing secondary school in Northern Ireland.
The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union cites the way in which the OBR repeatedly fails to predict the deficit as an example of inevitable modelling errors.