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Unelected Lords Blocking Tax Credits and Welfare Reform

Some in the unelected The House of Lords are risking a constitutional crisis by threats to block the decision of the democratic Commons on the tax credits vs. welfare reform issue. Tony Blair’s New Labour deliberately tangled-up the separate tax … Continue reading

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Tax “Credits” as Spin for Disguised Welfare

Tax credits are a disguised form of welfare payment or social security. Fundamentally the government take money from people in taxes and gives them money in welfare. The two are totally different. So when Tony Blair’s New Labour introduced tax … Continue reading

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Yet More Election Tax Promises

Another day, another tax promise. As a tax barrister I see the supposed tax promises being made by the two biggest British parties more as spin to grab headlines, but meaning nothing. The Tories are promising a tax lock by … Continue reading

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