Former Downing Street adviser Sean Worth notes that “the NHS is currently more productive than it’s ever been”.
Posts Tagged: Taxation
Indeed, the EU’s digital tax is a good example of a well-intentioned measure that makes little sense. Revenue taxes are also more likely to be passed on to consumers.
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.
What should Tories tax? 1) Sam Hall: Let’s aim to help poorer people, deter harmful behaviour – and be fiscally responsible
In the first instalment of a three-part mini-series, Bright Blue’s senior research fellow explores how tax reform could rebalance the fiscal burden.
Conservatives should restate the moral case for taxation and at the same time find innovative ways of revenue raising that are both popular and effective.
The high Council Tax taper in Lambeth, Brent, Harrow, and Waltham Forest means less incentive to come off benefits and into work.
“A society that does not judge you for where you come from or your background or how you live your life provided you do no harm to others that is the syncretic genius of our country.”
The true austerity has been for household budgets – lower state spending to fund tax cuts would help.
Lord Ashcroft: “Vote Labour and get a free kitten” – my General Election focus groups, with three weeks to go
Previous Labour voters wondered whether the party’s pledges were credible or affordable.
WATCH: Ici Londres – All taxes fall on people. Obvious? Not to the Labour Party, says Daniel Hannan.
Tax isn’t paid by companies, any more than the television licence is paid by televisions.
The Government must give new powers to local leaders to help England’s small town and cities help themselves.
The Communities Secretary has faced some opportunistic criticism of late, but ever since he joined Parliament he’s been tirelessly on the side of businesses.
Despite what the Chancellor would have you believe, it didn’t really raise an extra £8 billion in its first year.
The case against one in practice isn’t to be confused with anti-state rhetoric which is not Conservative in flavour – and turns off voters.