As the Prime Minister said, many people have lent us their vote, and they won’t be so generous next time if we get it wrong.
Posts Tagged: Income tax
Tom Clougherty: Unless Labour resorts to printing money, higher income tax, NI or VAT are coming – for the many, not the few
That’s a legitimate political agenda, and people are quite welcome to vote for it. But they deserve to know what’s coming.
Who will their taxes really hit? How much will they truly raise? And can this really be described as a ‘moderate’ agenda?
Their manifesto doesn’t provide any costings for their most expensive plans. The IFS says their tax pledge is not believable. But will they get away with it?
We need an overhaul to meet both the immediate challenges posed by Brexit and to maintain our global position as other countries start catching us up.
It’s a bit like the roof of Parliament’s Westminster Hall: which is held up by a lot of huge, ancient beams all resting on each other.
The Conservative Party could become the natural home for the urban working class if it revived these towns, David Skelton argues in his new book.
His time and room are very constricted, but he can at least demonstrate his domestic priorities – police and schools.
His campaign was slow to start, and sometimes misfired. But he found his voice, is part of a Johnson future – and is back on the up.
Sam Gyimah: My challenge to Johnson and Hunt. It’s time to commit to scrapping Britain’s five worst taxes.
The former Universities Minister revives his tax-cutting plan from the earlier stages of this leadership contest.
We apologise for not being swept away by the mania for new announcements that infests this leadership contest.
I’m travelling around the country asking the public what their priorities really are. This review should be the People’s review.
But there are dangers that a future push for fiscal responsibility could be mischaracterised as ‘Conservative cuts’.
Plus: Chinese whispers, Whitehall moves – and a Budget that is set to target business rather than taxpayers.
In the first article of a new mini-series, the economist urges the Chancellor to deploy the savings and revenues secured by leaving the EU.