Cripplingly high effective marginal tax rates, and other imbalances, are skewing the tax system against the things we care about.
Posts Tagged: Iain Duncan Smith MP
Not yet angry – but patriotic and bewildered. Fear of betrayal is the dominant emotion at the Leave Means Leave rally
Farage urged everyone to prepare for a second referendum, and concluded: “Next time, as far as I’m concerned, it’s no more Mr Nice Guy.”
The anger expressed on the Conservative benches reflected the anger felt in many a humble home.
Universal Credit. Noble aim, thorny problems – and Rudd’s decision. If the scheme is to work properly, it must be paid for.
If you appoint Duncan Smith to the post she now holds, as Cameron did in 2010, it follows that you must fund his plan fully.
Profile: David Lidington – the Tory loyalist diverging from his leader over Brexit. And now tipped as her successor.
At the heart of May’s operation, this staunch Conservative is now mulling potential ways to a second referendum with Labour MPs.
Work has been rewarded. Predictions of rent arrears increasing have been proved false. The number of households penalised has fallen from 660,000 to 381,000.
And her enemies are divided: can the No Dealers and the People’s Voters combine to defeat her?
“What I saw, over the last week and a half to two weeks, makes it very, very difficult for someone like me to support this deal.”
He says that the Withdrawal Agreement must be amended to strip out the Northern Ireland backstop.
But although the Prime Minister looked calm, Nigel Dodds, parliamentary leader of the DUP, did not.
He may eventually be able to construct a case for return which, while tortuous, would not be beyond the reach of his powers of persuasion.
“For the last two and a half years I’ve proposed that we put the money that has been taken out back in.”
If the Budget choice this year is between supporting the new system or raising tax thresholds, the answer is a no brainer.
Rees-Mogg is “worried” by reports that working families will lose money. Plus: how should May pitch for Labour voters? And why he is “always on good behaviour.”
The prospect of millions of families losing out financially makes ministers jittery – as, presumably, those briefing the press intend.