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The 50p Tax Rate and Writing Letters

The Daily Telegraph inferred on Monday Feb 27th that the 50p tax rate was bringing in less than expected since income tax receipts are not rising alongside other taxes. This is potential confirmation of the proposition I and others made last summer in a letter to the Financial Times. In the letter, we argued that…

HS2 gets Traction

Justine Greening has announced this week that HS2 will go ahead – which is enormously welcome. It is still surprising how many people have fallen for the proposition that is will be an expensive white elephant. Even the leader writers of the Financial Times have been captured by the Nimbys and the naysayers. The fact…