50p tax

George Osborne must implement Charlotte Church tax reforms – and urgently

6 June 2015 7:42

As the Chancellor prepares his post-election Budget, he faces an obvious opportunity. Throughout the last general election campaign, we heard from…

Chuka Umunna fails to defend the economics of a 52p tax. But voters like it, he says.

9 February 2014 18:57

How many FTSE 100 chief executives support Labour? How many FTSE 250 chief execs back Ed Miliband? Difficult questions for…

PMQs sketch: Cameron kick-starts a Miliband recovery

29 January 2014 17:21

Cunning work from Milband at PMQs. He played Syria like a fixed-odds betting machine and came away with a minor…

Class war at PMQs leaves Labour in better heart

29 January 2014 13:58

It was back to business as usual at PMQs today. Gone was Miliband’s effort to raise the tone, which Cameron…

Today’s GDP figures are useful ammunition for the Conservatives

28 January 2014 11:16

That the UK economy grew by 0.7 per cent in the final three months of 2013, leading to the fastest…

As Ed Miliband knows, the 50p tax rate will not fix a broken market

27 January 2014 15:52

Labour’s confirmation that it would restore the top tax rate to 50p was not that much of a surprise, Ed…

How the Conservatives should respond to Ed Balls’ 50p tax pledge

27 January 2014 9:00

This weekend Ed Balls made it clear he wants to tax Britain more.It won’t stop at 50%, and it wont…

Ed Balls commits to return of 50p rate

25 January 2014 11:28

The overnight briefing of Ed Balls’ speech to the Fabian Society’s annual conference was that the Shadow Chancellor would make…

Osborne backs minimum wage hike as fundamental to a ‘recovery for all’

16 January 2014 18:46

George Osborne’s decision to back an above inflation increase in the national minimum wage is his most politically significant decision…

Lib Dem conference: Nick Clegg narrowly wins 45p/50p tax vote

16 September 2013 18:07

It was so close that they had to count the votes in the conference hall, and even then, the Liberal…

Tim Farron tells Coffee House: I might vote against leadership on 50p tax

14 September 2013 20:45

One of the many confrontations between the Liberal Democrat leadership and party activists this week in Glasgow is over tax.…

Tories go on tax offensive

6 April 2013 9:34

It’s 45p day in Westminster, and Ed Balls is trying to make the most of the end of a 50p…

Mervyn King vs. Goldman Sachs

15 January 2013 16:39

What did the Governor of the Bank of England think of Goldman Sachs’ plan to wait until the 50p rate…

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Miliband’s false ‘millionaires’ tax cut’ attack

27 November 2012 21:18

Messrs Miliband and Balls performed their pre-autumn statement double act today. If for some inexplicable reason you missed it, the…