Archive for tax
Watch Danny Alexander's speech to the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow.
By a whisker, Lib Dem leadership pulls it off in the day’s crunch votes: Monday at Lib Dem conference
The day started with all sorts of speculation about Vince Cable's attitudes towards the big economy debate.
"Fascinating stats just out from ONS - average household income before tax or benefits 31k - 78k for richest 20pc, 5k for poorest" - Laura Kuenssberg
Here’s the new film from the Liberal Democrats: Also on YouTube.
Here’s the new film from the Liberal Democrats: Also on YouTube. You can sign up to back the campaign or find out more about what’s being called for at FairerTax.org.
A little quietly, the good ship HMS Tycoon Tax slid off the policy speculation slipway and into the waters of the real world* with the start of the tax year earlier this month. The full details are over on the official HM Treasury website of how the March 2012 budget announcement has now become law. In […]
I was back at The Guardian this week to take part in the latest Politics Weekly podcast. As the blurb says: Joining Tom Clark this week: the Guardian’s data journalist and polling expert James Ball, our political correspondent Juliette Jowit and Lib Dem Voice editor Mark Pack. We also hear from Peter Kellner, the president […]
Two speeches, and what have we learnt? Ed Miliband wants to lift the Liberal Democrat policy of a mansion tax whilst Barack Obama wants to lift the Liberal Democrat achievement of taxing luxury jets sensibly. I’m sure there’s a lesson in there…
There’s something rather familiar about that tax announcement in Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech…