Category Archives: Economy

“DECISIVE ACTION NEEDED TO TACKLE UNEMPLOYMENT” MENZIES CAMPBELL

Sir Menzies Campbell MP has called for “decisive action” to be taken to tackle job losses in light of the recent figures which show unemployment in Scotland has risen by 1,000 to 135,000 and the UK wide figure breaching …

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Brown responsible for economic turmoil

Ahead of the Chancellor’s statement on the Pre-Budget Report and Comprehensive Spending Review, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell called on Gordon Brown to take responsibility for the turmoil in the economy.
Ming accused Gordon Brown of going to ground while …

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How Gordon Brown is taxing the lowest paid more

Commenting on Gordon Brown’s budget, Liberal Democrat Leader Menzies Campbell said:
“The big increase in taxation is a doubling of the starting rate of income tax rate.
“The income tax changes announced in the budget will mean that anyone earning …

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A Liberal Democrat Vision for Fairer, Greener Taxes

July 6, 2006: Ming Campbell speaks to the City of London at the London Stock Exchange in association with CentreForum:
Elections show that my party is a powerful force across Britain.
Beating Labour in Dunfermline and West Fife earlier this year; beating …

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Micro–management by politicians from Whitehall is inefficient and ineffective.

Liberalism has always been and should be about enterprise, competition, free trade and open markets.
I am part of that tradition whose economic liberalism, of course, we have to balance with a concern for the environmental impact of economic activity, the …

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