Posts Tagged “david gauke”

Your essential weekend reader — 12 must-read articles you may have missed

by Stephen Tall on November 3, 2012

It’s Saturday morning, so here are eight thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices… Where now for the immigration debate? – Sarah Mulley in the New Statesman with an excellent analysis: ‘the public don’t (on the whole) feel that immigration is a problem in their own local communities, although a large majority do feel that […]

Sticking up for David Gauke and his tax-avoidance comments

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2012

David Gauke, the exchequer secretary to the treasury, is a Conservative minister I’m quite happy to stick up for. He’s in the headlines this morning for an interview he gave to the Telegraph in which he states it is “morally wrong” to pay cash-in-hand to get a nod-and-a-wink no-tax discount: “Getting a discount with your […]