Benefit Cap Defeated But Government Will Push Ahead

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The UK Coalition Government plans to cap benefits will still be fully implemented despite the parliamentary defeat in the House of Lords on Monday this week. A defeat that saw 26 Lib-Dem peers rebel against the Government’s wishes. Although, the Government have admitted that whilst disappointed by the result, they still intend to push through [...]

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Cameron Considering CGT Rise

Friday, May 28, 2010

Arguments regarding the controversial hike in Capital Gains Tax were being taken ‘carefully into consideration’, said Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday.  Indicating a tapered increase, Cameron promised to listen and consider the advice of his fellow Tory backbenchers. The CGT hike, which was promised in the coalition agreement to raise it in line with income [...]

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