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.
In sum, Hammond said: vote for May’s Deal – or the economy gets it. But there’s more than one way of dicing the next election result.
But although the era of austerity is coming to a close, we are emphatically not rejecting the need for ongoing discipline with the public finances.
The Chancellor’s recent claims of a coming “Deal Dividend” sent the wrong message at the wrong time – and showed up a deep Treasury malaise.
In the second article of our mini-series, the Harlow MP calls for a relentless focus on the cost of living, a skills-based economy, social injustices and affordable housing.
Nevertheless, tax alone won’t solve our challenge. Instead we must reshape the high street experience – as we’re starting to do in the West Midlands.
It will also boost our economy and allow businesses to create new, modern jobs in an exciting growth sector.
That’s you told, Johnson and Truss. Plus: a Universal Credit Brexit Dividend for working families.
Scrap HS2. Integrate social care. Abolish NI. Reverse police cuts. Consider a new Bill of Rights. And much, much more.
A rough guide to where some of the pro-Brexit players are on further proposals for Canada Plus Plus Plus – and No Deal.
People may be switching off when they hear negative stories about him, in the same way that Americans ignored Hillary Clinton’s warnings about Trump.
Socialist organisations have vastly more money and staff than those campaigning for lower taxes and smaller state, but they still cannot accept debate.
We must ensure that, just as the UK voted Leave to take back control, local people take back control themselves.
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
The Conservatives are not going to win the hearts and minds of the British people by proposing Labour-lite policies. There must be something different on offer.