Posts Tagged “inheritance tax”

Tory tax priorities: spend £6 billion on the wealthiest 0.8% in the UK

by Stephen Tall on May 2, 2010

Small wonder that Tory leader David Cameron publicly rowed back on his inheritaance tax cut for millionaires in last week’s televised debate – Lib Dem research released today shows the Tories’ promise would:

cost £6bn over the course of the next Parliament;
is aimed at the wealthiest 0.8% of estates in the UK; and […]

Cameron’s confusion over Tory marriage tax plans

by Stephen Tall on January 4, 2010

It can be hard pre-launching an election campaign, can’t it? Here’s the PoliticsHome rolling news front page from today:

At 3.04 pm, the site reported:

David Cameron said he could not guarantee a Conservative government would be able to offer a tax break to married couples, despite having personally supported such a move. “It’s something within a […]