This is a contribution to the debate – now let’s see what the candidates offer during the week ahead.
Posts Tagged: Pensions
To date, they have had to endure a parade of candidates speaking to Westminster, from Westminster, about Westminster.
Lots of people want to know what the next Prime Minister will do for the country on everything other than Brexit.
It is mistaken to believe that the British people are collectively optimistic, happy-go-lucky, and modernity-obsessed – and on the same wavelength as those that are.
Onward’s excellent report poses some tough questions and choices. The dilemma which the 2017 election manifesto tried to confront has not gone away.
There is a strong case for altering the balance of welfare spending between working people and those retired.
Mordaunt, Rudd and Hancock offer three examples in today’s papers of how British politics work now.
Tom Clougherty: Make Work Pay. A new agenda from the CPS for fairer taxes – including an end to pernicious marginal rates.
If one of a couple claiming the marriage allowance becomes a higher rate taxpayer, there is a 23,800 per cent marginal tax rate on the first penny over the threshold.
It has secured an overwhelming dominance. Until or unless this changes, the Right may win elections – but to limited effect.
Siblings who have lived together for many years should be entitled to the same rights and protections.
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP sets out plans on tax, housing deficits and debt to help achieve inter-generational justice.
£2.6 billion of the sum the government accepted as the compensation owed has still not been paid.
Bob Seely: Yes, Brexit and leadership are important. But so’s everything else. Here are some ideas for the future.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
The old, with their savings, could help the young. The economically active young could help the old, by giving them an income.
Alex Morton: Too many Tory politicians say nothing worthwhile – because they have nothing worthwhile to say
What do our cliché-ridden rulers propose? Ending plastic cups, gender quotas for boardrooms and banning Tony the Tiger.