UK budget

Chancellor misses a golden opportunity to raise money by tackling tax avoidance in the [UK] Budget

Tax Justice UK PRESS RELEASE | 22 NOVEMBER 2017 For immediate release Philip Hammond could have taken decisive action in today’s Budget to increase the amount of government funding available to support increasingly over-stretched public services, but he chose not…

April Fools in the UK, cuts, freezing cold, benefits freeze and no Spring in sight

Metaphors don’t come more satirical than this. The weather refuses to let Spring arrive, with the coldest Easter in living memory. The Chancellor chose April 1st, aka April’s Fool day, to effect the most draconian cuts to benefits and services…