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.
“Over just the last year, emergency admissions at A&E have increased by 6.6 per cent. This rate of growth of demand is simply unsustainable.”
The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.
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.
Wages are growing at their fastest rate for ten years, and employment is at a near-record high. But qualifications are necessary…
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.
“For the last two and a half years I’ve proposed that we put the money that has been taken out back in.”
It will also boost our economy and allow businesses to create new, modern jobs in an exciting growth sector.
If the Budget choice this year is between supporting the new system or raising tax thresholds, the answer is a no brainer.
Both the type and quantity of migration that is desirable would be better decided at a more local level.
That’s you told, Johnson and Truss. Plus: a Universal Credit Brexit Dividend for working families.
Our new fortnightly columnist on a renaissance which “through teamwork and shared vision, is producing real results”.
Levels of trust between Numbers 10 and 11 Downing Street may be low, but the latter holds the key to helping create an economy and society that works for everyone.
I didn’t have private tutoring, I didn’t go to the local grammar school, I don’t fit the Left’s stereotype. Is that why it’s been kept back?