Posts Tagged “non-doms”

The budget wasn’t all bad news for non-dom Lord Ashcroft

by Stephen Tall on March 25, 2010

There wasn’t much in yesterday’s budget for charities, but one snippet caught my eye: the extension of gift aid reliefs on charitable donations to the EU. This means a UK resident can now make a philanthropic donation to any charity (…)

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Labour U-turns on non-doms as Lib Dem’s Oakeshott wins battle

by Stephen Tall on February 1, 2010

Glad tidings from the House of Lords today, where Labour has – at long, long last – bowed to Lib Dem pressure and announced that non-doms will no longer be able to sit in Parliament.
The party’s terrier-like Treasury spokesman Lord (Matthew) Oakeshott has welcomed the Government’s announcement:
I have introduced 4 bills over the last 5 […]

Vince labels Lord Ashcroft a non-dom at PMQs

by Stephen Tall on December 16, 2009

Forgive me if I tread carefully here, for while the Lib Dem deputy leader is protected by the cloak of Parliamentary privilege your humble scribe has no wish to tangle with a billionaire. So I’ll let The Times tell the story of today’s (Deputy) Prime Minister’s Questions:

A senior Liberal Democrat today referred to Lord Ashcroft, […]