Polling suggests changing this unpopular levy for a flat-rate charge based on property values could be hugely popular.
The Government may have begun to address the cost of living crisis, but the public believe that it has done nowhere near enough.
Changing our approach to tinkering with time could provide the government with an easy demonstration that it has control of the energy crisis.
Ashworth adds that he was the MP who shouted at the Chancellor, from the Labour benches: “Is that it?”
The Spring Statement must not focus on the ‘squeezed middle’ to the exclusion of those at risk of genuine poverty.
The second in a series of articles on how the Chancellor should approach the upcoming Spring Statement.
Unemployment is back below its pre-pandemic level. But the rising cost of living limits the upsides.
Though it is early days, events in Ukraine may have reduced the public’s blame for the government for a decline in living standards.