2001 and the last ‘arse war’

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2013

Clearing out the loft I’ve just come across my old collection of Private Eyes, from back in the day when I subscribed. (I’m more of an Economist guy these days.) This was the one lying on top, referencing Gordon Brown’s (…)

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Jon Cruddas: in favour of a 45 top-rate of tax before he was against it

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2013

Sarah Teather isn’t the only MP attacking George Osborne today. Ed Miliband’s policy chief Jon Cruddas has strong words for the Chancellor in the Sunday People, accusing him of “cruelty” and of “giving a tax cut to millionaires” by dropping the top-rate of tax from 50% to 45% for those earning more than £150,000. So […]

Today’s Link-Love: April 7, 2013

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Twitter / DPJHodges: @JeremyCliffe Let's see how … Worth reading (en)trail of this Twitter debate betwn Tgrph’s @DPJHodges & Econ’s @JeremyCliffe on Lab welfare reforms http://bit.ly/10HcwUP Grubby Osborne's crude opportunism is capitalising (…)

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Nick Clegg’s Letter from the Leader: “Delivering fairer tax”

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2013

Nick Clegg’s latest letter looks ahead to the local elections in England, with a particular focus on the Lib Dems’ successful delivery of £600 in tax-cuts for the low-paid compared to Labour’s time in power. Here are three quick, clickable ways of promoting this achievement: Sharing the news on Facebook; Watching and sharing this YouTube […]

10 tips for estate agents (based on personal experience as a buyer)

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2013

Like Iain, we’re on the move. After almost 18 years in the city of dreaming spires — half my life — I’m moving to Horsham, swapping the ‘shire of Oxford for the ‘sex of West Sus. This is the view (…)

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