HMRC Blamed For EU Vat Hike On Solar Panels

According to the Grauniad those rotters at HMRC have done something totally ungreen: HMRC pushes steep VAT increase for new solar-battery systems Treasury proposes rise from 5% to 20%, while the tax on coal will stay at lower rate Don’t they know...

Online Shopping Chaos – But Aren’t We Leaving The EU Anyway?

Lordy Be and aren't we lucky to be leaving? Online shoppers face chaos and confusion with the introduction of anti-fraud measures which may lead to one in three purchases failing, City watchdogs have been warned. The measures, due to...
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BoJo V Der Layen – Brexit Depends Upon Two Cheats

Aren't we all so glad that the future of the country has come to this: Ursula von der Leyen, who was confirmed as the first woman president of the European Commission in Strasbourg on Tuesday, has said she would...

Bank Of England – Brexit Financial Risks Are To European Firms

Think on matters just for a moment. Who is at risk from a no deal Brexit cutting The City off from the European markets? The firms in The City of the customers in the markets? Say that all food shops...
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We’ve Got Chakrabortty’s Cure For Recession Right Here – Brexit Now And No Deal...

As I've noted rather a lot over the years there is a point to using someone who knows their economics to write the economics pages of newspapers. The knowledge necessary being to note that all those bits and bobs...

But We Want To Screw The British Farmers With Brexit

The Guardian treats us to a complaint about Brexit. That if we go to free trade then that will mean screwing the British farmer. Good, that's what we want to do, screw the British farmer. That's one of the...

Hippie Roadblocks

Regular readers might know that I don't think we will really leave the EU. But in the interest of hedging, here's what I think will happen if we actually DO. An engineered crisis, that's what. It will certainly take multiple forms, but...
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Bank Of England Says Do Brexit, Get It Over With

True, this isn't quite what they come out and say, not exactly, but it's the implication of their latest research on uncertainty. We need to just do Brexit, get it done and dusted, for the long term good of...
Continental Telegraph - Brexit

A Clean Brexit Or A £200 Billion Bill For The Eurozone Failure

This is more than just politically minded scaremongering from partisan types. This is an actual and real possibility. If the eurozone falls over then Britain could be stuck with a vast, £200 billion-style, bill for the clean up. This...

£90bn Worse Off (Under Certain Assumptions)

When our Pro-Remain current Chancellor declares “The UK Government will be £90bn a year worse off under No Deal” it should automatically raise some questions. When? The £90bn is the forecast tax take difference for 2035. Worse off than today? No, this is...

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Using the Wrong Pronoun is not a Hate Crime

There's a certain defining hallmark of a liberal society which is being over ridden in this story about the use of the wrong pronoun...