A brief series highlighting how the Labour Party used to be intensely relaxed about people getting filthy rich, as long as they paid their taxes.
“‘Rift’ claims as Treasury Chief retires,” the Independent reported in 1998, after Brown eased out Terry Burns.
The burden has grown alarmingly. Even mediaeval serfs only had to work around a third of their time on behalf of their feudal overlords.
Clear milestones are needed to reassure people that action is being taken now to clear the backlog.
Gove is ready to localise as much either as he wants to or as his colleagues will let him, or both. I hope it’s work in progress.
He said that we cannot vaccinate the population every six months. Ostensibly this sounded like bad news, but his message was, overall, a positive one.
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Policymakers should be asking themselves whose quality of life worsens thanks to the current unplanned mess.
The Chancellor extolled principles that point to the possibility of meaningful pro-growth reform of how revenues are raised.
The EU seems to think that there’s a price to be paid for Brexit – and that is the detachment of Northern Ireland from the UK.
Politicians and civil servants need to relearn that the route to lower taxes lies in sustained economic growth and discipline on public expenditure.
For some consumers, the Government may be repeating Labour’s mistakes – when it pushed for everyone to buy diesels.
We should base it on an index of cumulative change in wages.
Sunak & Co show no sign of setting their sights on getting it down.