Monthly Archives: August 2014

Political battle lines drawn (in the sand)

Tweet As someone who counts going to the seaside and canvassing as two of my favourite things, Labour’s “Seaside Express” seemed tailor made. So I joined day two of Labour’s tour with instructions to meet at Lowestoft’s South Pier. By … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Government borrowing and regressive taxation

Tweet Chancellors are wont to use marginal tax rates both to fund public services and national debt repayments and to appeal to voters according to their political priorities. Their changes are then reversed by their successor. This rather fruitless game … Continue reading

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Tory bribery and publicity stunts in coast and country areas increase as the General Election looms

Tweet The cynicism of politics was manifest last week with the descent on Eastbourne of both Cameron and Osborne, bearing a £2m handout for the restoration of the burnt-out – and insured – pier. Here is a LibDem marginal target … Continue reading

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