We’re not only better than others at making choices about how to spend our own lives and money – it’s also extremely important for us to be able to do so.
Our mini-series this week revealed points of broad consensus and points of approaching conflict on the centre right in terms of how the tax burden is distributed.
A Council Tax revaluation, and higher bands for higher value properties, would be an acceptable price to pay in return for the abolition of Stamp Duty, too.
Demonising one product surely cannot be the answer.
Small retailers will be hit hard.