Tag Archives: Labour Party

It is time to cut VAT.

VAT is a tax on what we spend.  Everybody has to pay VAT at the same rate, rich and poor alike.  The following chart shows which parties have changed the basic rate of VAT since its introduction by the Conservative … Continue reading

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Why public ownership makes sense

If I need some basic repairs carrying out on my car or my house, I know that the cheapest way to get the repairs done is to do it myself.  It is faster and easier and cheaper. Why should it … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn, the wind of change?

I have just joined the Labour Party, because Jeremy Corbyn has been elected their leader. Many people, including political commentators, seem to think that the election vote was for Corbyn’s policy preferences rather than for the person. But I am … Continue reading

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