The problem is that spiralling spending demands quickly use up the options which voters don’t notice. Eventually you need other big sources of revenue,
Posts Tagged: Savings
It would raise funds from those who have amassed savings during lockdown, without resorting to punitive taxation.
David Green: By creating a new investment bank, Sunak would give us a way of using our lockdown savings productively
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
The first group of savings are about making the state more efficient, the second about creating a state focused on the core tasks of government.
Our new Pensions Bill will cracking down on bad pension bosses, utilising new technology to put the consumer in charge, and help us get to Net Zero.
Simply scrapping higher rate tax relief would be an act of fiscal hooliganism, but the Chancellor has other options available to him.
From access to affordable credit, bespoke budgeting tools, savings and insurance products, a new wave of offerings could transform financial inclusion.
Unfit for office. But worse even than Corbyn are Labour’s moderates – who are willing to put his anti-Jewish racism into power.
Most voters will have what to them are more pressing reasons to reject Corbyn than anti-semitism. But none expose more fully why he must be stopped.
On the outcome hangs the preservation of the nation state and the genuinely democratic government.
The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.
£2.6 billion of the sum the government accepted as the compensation owed has still not been paid.
This is a robust, Conservative policy that enhances the stability of our society by encouraging and supporting prudent financial decision-making.
The old, with their savings, could help the young. The economically active young could help the old, by giving them an income.
The Government needs to consider three strands if it is to offer a comprehensive solution: state support, private assets, and individual planning.
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.