Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #268

by Stephen Tall on April 8, 2012

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 268th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (1-7 April, 2012), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed. Don’t forget: you can sign up […]

Clegg: “no objection in principle” to publishing his tax return

by Stephen Tall on April 8, 2012

Today’s Independent on Sunday reports: Nick Clegg has “no objection in principle” to publishing his tax return, aides said yesterday, after senior politicians scrambled to respond to calls for greater US-style openness from public figures. After the four main candidates for London’s mayoral elections revealed their personal tax affairs, the Chancellor, George Osborne, yesterday said […]

‘Big Society’ hits back at Coalition’s Charity Tax #giveitbackgeorge

by Stephen Tall on April 8, 2012

Four days ago I wrote that the ‘Charity Tax’ — the Coalition’s limiting of tax-relief on large philanthropic donations — “has not attracted mainstream media attention”. I’m glad to say that has now changed, with The Observer dedicating its front (…)

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