Today while the Prime Minister delivered her speech on Brexit, the Chancellor Philip Hammond has refused to rule out that the Conservatives are preparing the greatest corporate giveaway in British history.
Given the existing crisis in our public services and the impending cost to the British economy of leaving the single market, coupled with the threat of dramatically slashing our corporate... View details ⇨
The mask is starting to slip, and the Tories are now showing what their real plans for the UK leaving the EU will be. They want a Brexit for the rich, using the negotiations as an excuse to impose policies that will benefit a few at the top, paid for at the expense of the rest of us.
Whether it's Liam Fox wanting to tear up workplace rights or Philip Hammond doing favours for the Tories'... View details ⇨
Closing 170 tax offices is not the way to go about clamping down on tax avoidance and tax evasion.
Today's damning report by the National Audit Office shows the Government need to call a halt to the planned office closures, end the job cuts at HMRC and come back with a realistic plan to fully resource HMRC in its vitally important tax collection role.
There is widespread public distrust in the government’s presentation of the level of funding and support for the NHS and social care.
The success of the OBR in recent years in bringing greater clarity to government spending is commendable, and I believe it is why it has led to much debate of setting up an OBR–like structure to the monitoring of spending across the NHS.