Category Archives: Tax

Council tax is the most unfair tax in Britain

In a keynote speech to the Liberal Democrat Eastern Region Conference in Mildenhall, Suffolk, today, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell said:
“For all their mock outrage the Labour Party and the Tories remain close – far too close – on …

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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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Tax pollution, not people

In today’s webcast from the Liberal Democrats’ conference in Brighton, Ming talks about today’s debate on taxation and the party’s proposals to switch the burden of taxation from national income tax to charges on pollution.

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Liberal Democrats propose 4p cut in income tax

Radical tax plans that will take the basic rate of income tax to its lowest level since 1916 were unveiled today by the Liberal Democrats.
The move to cut the basic rate by four pence in the pound will reduce the …

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“Vulnerable should not pay for mistakes of powerful”

Raising the issue of chaos in the tax credit system, Liberal Democrat Leader Menzies Campbell asked the Prime Minister today why the Government had failed to implement the recommendations put forward by the parliamentary ombudsman in June 2005 and why, …

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