Unless we change how we think, speak and apply lower taxes, the Labour cry of ‘tax cuts for the rich’ will remain a powerful slogan.
Posts Tagged: Fuel Duty
What should Tories tax? 1) Sam Hall: Let’s aim to help poorer people, deter harmful behaviour – and be fiscally responsible
In the first instalment of a three-part mini-series, Bright Blue’s senior research fellow explores how tax reform could rebalance the fiscal burden.
Robert Halfon: Three big Conservative achievements. Better schools, more apprenticeships – and help for lower paid people.
Of course, mistakes are made, and governments get things wrong – but there is also a duty to make sure that the good gets out into the public sphere too.
It continues to clear the deficit, prepare for Brexit, and back our businesses with the support they need to boost productivity.
Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
Cutting the cost of living. Building more houses. Protecting the NHS. Developing skills. A draft of the proposals Hammond should deliver.
Her needs to deliver bold measures, but also show that he can read the politics and mood of the party and country.
The Government should form an alliance with motorists, not raise taxes which will hike the costs of commuting, public transport, and food.
Alex Morton: Cycling is over-hyped, motorists are under-supported. This Government should be on their side.
May should have cut fuel duty pre-election – and longer term, we will need to switch to taxing congestion.
Ryan Shorthouse: Balancing the budget. Make private schools pay VAT. End ring-fencing. Charge for missed GP appointments.
The second piece in our pre-Budget series on how to eliminate the structural deficit.
A 3p reduction would create 8,000 more jobs.
Alex Morton: May should call an general election next spring. Britain’s economic position demands it.
She needs the larger majority that a poll would deliver if she is to achieve her programme at a time of pre-Brexit turbulence.
The salient point is that it is government intervention that raises the cost of living.
A new project to hold the Government to account in honouring its pledge that “Brexit means Brexit”.
The motoring organisation sallied forth, but swiftly apologised for its claim.