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Members comment on political parties’ approach to tax policy

BKL tax partner David Whiscombe comments via the UK200Group on the political parties’ approach to tax policy in the run-up to the general election on 7 May.

 

“They are all to a man bribing us with our own money, of course, which is insulting.  But this gambit is not only insulting but also irresponsible: no-one can know what economic squalls we will have to weather over the next five years and to tie a Chancellor’s hands in this way is foolish. That said, the chances of any party having an overall majority seem slim – so expect every promise made by any of them to be cast aside in the name of realpolitik and coalition negotiation.”

 

The article is available on the UK200Group website.

David Whiscombe

Consultant

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