It’s a contest between Sunderland and Newcastle. But even if Labour does badly in early results, how much will that tell us?
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
Yes: there was nothing I could do to stop Sean Spicer from being an utter dick. Plus: Guido’s recovery, the Tory Chief Whip’s troubles…and Mamma Mia 2.
A new project to hold the Government to account in honouring its pledge that “Brexit means Brexit”.
James Cleverly MP, Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, Cllr Sean Anstee, Graeme Archer, Professor Tim Bale and others give their suggestions.
As the TPA celebrates its tenth birthday, Chief Executive Jonathan Isaby looks back on its record so far.
Find out who has moved where among the leading centre right organisations.
Jonathan Isaby is Political Director of the TaxPayers' Alliance, which has today launched a new campaign at www.MashBeerTax.org. When George Osborne stands up to deliver his Budget on March 20th, he will surely be hoping for better reviews than he got last year. ConHome readers doubtless have many ideas as to what they would like […]
Jonathan Isaby is Political Director of the TaxPayers’ Alliance I suspect John Redwood was articulating the views of many ConHome readers when he said, in 1995: “The Conservative Party is a tax-cutting party or it is nothing”. It surely ought to be the basic aim of any right-thinking government to minimise the burden it imposes […]
Jonathan Isaby is the Political Director of the TaxPayers’ Alliance. Follow Jonathan and the TPA on Twitter. The Government is working to try and make the tax system more transparent. At the last Budget, George Osborne announced the introduction of annual tax statements after a successful campaign by Ipswich MP, Ben Gummer. Those statements still […]
Jonathan Isaby is Political Director of the TaxPayers’ Alliance. Anyone who watched the adjournment debate initiated by Cannock Chase MP Aidan Burley last month on the subject of taxpayer funding of trade unions will be aware that it is a subject which arouses passion in politicians on all sides of the House. So much so, […]
Jonathan Isaby is the Political Director of the TaxPayers’ Alliance Last month I wrote here on ConservativeHome about the TaxPayers' Alliance's proposals to merge National Insurance with Income Tax, as contained in our report, Abolish National Insurance. Yesterday, as I covered on the TPA's blog here, the Government made some highly encouraging noises about tax transparency […]
Jonathan Isaby is the Political Director of the TaxPayers’ Alliance The UK tax system is, by all accounts, hugely complicated and in serious need of simplification. As if evidence were needed for this, look no further than the news this week that seven million taxpayers are each about to receive a letter from HMRC informing them […]