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Local Banks, Widespread Prosperity

Local Banks, Widespread Prosperity

Backbencher November 15, 2013 0

Robert Tyler argues that newly-resurgent local banking offers a route to renewed prosperity without the hand of the State  I found this on Youtube: A rather nice little advert, that came up before one

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Yet more criticism for HS2.

Yet more criticism for HS2.

Daniel Pryor September 10, 2013 2

Daniel Pryor reports on the Public Accounts Committee’s recent attack on the High Speed Two rail project. First, it was £30 billion. Then, it was £42.6 billion. Recently, Treasury officials touted even higher estimates

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Debt Vs Deficit – Putting Visuals To The Numbers

Debt Vs Deficit – Putting Visuals To The Numbers

Backbencher May 3, 2013 0

Paul Parkinson puts the UK’s economic numbers into visual form The general public has to contend with not only politicians, whether deliberately or ignorantly, misusing the terms “debt” & “deficit”, but also with the

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Carbon Price Floor: No Floor Without A Ceiling

Backbencher April 12, 2013 1

Carl Jackson outlines how a Green Tax could disadvantage the UK economy. Soaring bills, mis-selling scandals and a seemingly interminable winter have made energy policy a hot topic these days. Power companies have joined

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Osborne isn’t working but neither are the French

Osborne isn’t working but neither are the French

Christopher Gage January 30, 2013 0

If there was ever such an effective mithridate to our own woes as British folk, poking fun at the French would be our choice antidote. Our gripes and groans are what make us British:

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Radical Realism: The Case for a Single Income Tax

Radical Realism: The Case for a Single Income Tax

Daniel Pryor December 18, 2012 2

  A brief Twitter exchange with Independent columnist Owen Jones reaffirmed to me that groundless vitriol surrounds the concept of a ‘flat tax’ (or, more accurately, a proportionate tax). In a recent article discussing

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