Posts Tagged “fairer taxes”

Lib Dems on the front page. Don’t worry, this time it’s for our tax policies

by Stephen Tall on January 28, 2014

“Lib Dems declare war on rich” is the hyperbolic front page of today’s Independent. It’s tagged ‘exclusive’ though the article seems to be reporting Lib Dem policy as approved by the party’s September 2013 conference – namely: (1) Introduce a Mansion Tax, applicable at 1% on the value of a residential property in excess of […]

Nick Clegg’s Letter from the Leader: “If you want fairer taxes, there’s only one party for you: the Lib Dems.”

by Stephen Tall on February 10, 2013

No prizes for guessing which subject dominates this week’s letter from Nick Clegg to party supporters: the forthcoming Eastleigh by-election. Nick reflects on his own experiences campaigning in by-elections of yore – “exhilarating, exhausting and exciting in equal measure” – and urges all party activists to help in whatever way we can in the next [...]

Nick Clegg’s ‘Letter from the Leader’: “You cannot balance the books on the backs of the poor”

by Stephen Tall on December 9, 2012

The sixth weekly missive from Nick Clegg hit my inbox this weekend. Here’s what he had to say about the Autumn Statement, in particular the Lib Dem win on helping low-income tax-payers. Oh, and there’s a bit of a dig against the Tories for their ‘irrational phobia’ of taxing the propertied wealthy a bit more… [...]



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