Osborne 'Helps Richest Fifth' Of Britons With Tax Change

George Osborne has agreed to raise the 40p income tax threshold following complaints that the Tories needed to help the "middling professionals" affected by it. Osborne told MPs that the higher rate tax threshold, which kicks in at earnings above £41,450, would rise to £41,865 next month and then by further a 1% to £42,285 next year. Read more ...

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1 Oct 2014

Really Politico?

I'm wondering what the editors at Politico were thinking when they let through this bizarre line about Obama being such an abysmal manager that only his death by assassination is likely to bring about needed reform of the Secret Service. Read more ...

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1 Oct 2014