The National Insurance increase is impossible to justify. People living in expensive homes should pay their way when they go into care.
Author: Martin Waller
Martin Waller worked for The Times as a financial writer for some three decades. He is now retired and living in Suffolk
A survey by the UK’s biggest property website, has identified the ten biggest “property hotspots” across the UK, and Newmarket wins.
Make not paying your full tax bill, at 22 per cent up to the top rate of 40 per cent, a strict liability offence for which there is no defence. Put avoidance on a par with evasion.
A recent study by the Wildlife Science Centre looked at the response of wolf cubs and puppies to humans. The wolves displayed no great affinity to humans or their offspring. The dog pups showed an immediate affinity. Why?
of times. We also have a tradition of tolerance and compromise. We do not, generally, do rioting in the streets. Push us far enough, though…
Someone is going to have to pay for all this pandemic spending, and here’s a little secret. It is going to be you and me.
We are not quite the most unequal developed society on earth. The land of the free and the home of the brave, just across the Atlantic, probably gets that accolade, if you take out failed states such as Putin’s Russia. But we are doing our best to make up for lost time.