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George Osborne Says British Bank Tax Is Here to Stay

Instead of eliminating the levy as banks have reduced their risk, the government has increased it to help fill its coffers.

Tax Avoiders (19/03/15)

I watched some of George Osborne's pre-election budget speech which the chancellor delivered yesterday in the House of Commons and he's come a long way since the 'omnishambles' budget of a few years back. In fact, George even managed...Show More Summary

Days Are Numbered

For years I have been banging on about the need to tackle the urban menace of aggressive seagulls and then, suddenly, a big breakthrough comes along in the shape of George Osborne. Apparently the chancellor has provided £250,000 of special funding to clip the wings of these vile creatures which is a big step forward. Show More Summary

The Saturday night rolling polling thread

Tories get budget bounce with Opinium & move to 3% lead Opinium/Observer poll trend chart showing pic.twitter.com/bYM77zC2LH — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) March 21, 2015 On balance, George Osborne has been a good chancellor according to 43% vs. 24% who think he’s been a bad one. — Opinium Research (@OpiniumResearch) March 21, 2015

UK Finally Back-Pedalling Over 'Special' Relationship With the US

When UK Chancellor George Osborne failed four times to commit to defence spending targets, following his budget speech this week, he gave another hint demonstrating Britain’s wariness of playing second fiddle to the US.

The productivity policy paradox

"Nearly all future growth depends on a productivity resurgence" says Martin Wolf. This being so, Simon is right to deplore the fact that George Osborne never mentioned the productivity stagnation in his Budget. This, though, raises a paradox - that...

UK: Cracking down on tax evasion

Britain was to announce new laws to crack down on tax avoidance yesterday, including making it a criminal offence for accountants and lawyers to help someone avoid paying tax, finance minister George Osborne said. ||| BRITAIN was toShow More Summary

Tories back in the lead in first post-Budget poll 

The Tories have pushed ahead of Labour again after George Osborne’s successful Budget. In tonight’s poll from YouGov/The Sun, the Conservatives are ahead by two points on 35 per cent… Continue reading The post Tories back in the lead in first post-Budget poll  appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Tory MPs content with ‘boring’ Budget

How has George Osborne’s Budget gone down with his party? The Tory MPs I’ve spoken to in the past 24 hours or so since the Budget seem reasonably content with… Continue reading The post Tory MPs content with ‘boring’ Budget appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

IFS: Osborne should come clean on his welfare cuts

George Osborne this morning said that people should judge him on his track record, as he refused to set out the detail of welfare cuts planned in the next parliament.… Continue reading The post IFS: Osborne should come clean on his welfare cuts appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Budget 2015: five things you need to know about the IFS analysis

Did George Osborne hide any surprises in yesterday’s Budget? The Institute for Fiscal Studies delivered its post-budget analysis this afternoon and presented a generally positive picture — noting that, as expected, the… Continue reading The post Budget 2015: five things you need to know about the IFS analysis appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

On believing Osborne

What is George Osborne up to? This is the question posed by what the OBR's Robert Chote calls (pdf) a "roller-coaster" path for public spending. He foresees current departmental spending falling by 9% in nominal terms between 2014-15 and 2018-19...

UK Chancellor unveils major rail investment strategies in Budget 2015

UK Chancellor George Osborne has announced significant railway investments for the north, the south-west and London in the Budget 2015.

George Osborne has forgotten about the gaping candour deficit

Yesterday's budget told us a few things about what the priorities of a future Conservative government would be: Bringing down the deficit while avoiding being accused of bringing down the public sector with it. One thing it manifestly failed to do, however, was tell us how all this was going to be achieved. Show More Summary

Rabbits and Foxes

Dan Hodges writing in The Telegraph sets out a sober assessment of the 2015 budget which produced no new rabbits while shooting plenty of foxes. George Osborne got the economics right. That's what has killed Labour Labour's foxes have...Show More Summary

Tax Avoiders

I watched some of George Osborne's pre-election budget speech which the chancellor delivered yesterday in the House of Commons and he's come a long way since the 'omnishambles' budget of a few years back. In fact, George even managed...Show More Summary

Podcast: George Osborne’s 2015 budget, the jobs miracle and shooting squirrels

Has George Osborne produced a successful Budget? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman discuss the last major act of this Parliament and what it means for the… Continue reading The post Podcast: George Osborne’s 2015 budget, the jobs miracle and shooting squirrels appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Osborne woos voters with earlier end to austerity

British finance minister George Osborne has pitched cautious tax cuts against a backdrop of faster economic growth. ||| London - British finance minister George Osborne sought to court voters ahead of a tight May 7 election by pitching an earlier end to his austerity drive and cautious tax cuts against a backdrop of faster economic growth. Show More Summary

Britain Increases Tax Breaks For High-End TV Drama

“As part of the Budget, [Chancellor of the Exchequer George] Osborne revealed that productions where expenditure for pre-production, principal photography and post-production accounted for upwards of 10% of the production budget would be eligible for relief. The previous threshold was 25%.”

Eying Election, Britain’s Conservatives Relax Austerity

George Osborne eases his austerity program and announces tax relief for low and middle incomes.

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