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Is Alistair Darling Set To Introduce A Bank Bonus Tax?

As we await the announcement of Alistair Darling's pre-budget report, expected at 1230 GMT, there are growing rumours that he has decided to include a 50% bank bonus tax in his plans for the short...

Alistair Darling Revises Budget Deficit Forecast

Alistair Darling has today revised his budget deficit forecast for the next four years from £606 billion to £611 billion which is an increase of £5 billion on his forecast in early 2009. Purely...

Alistair Darling Gambles With Banking Super Tax

Alistair Darling has today taken a massive gamble in his pre-budget report with the introduction of a banking super tax on bonuses in excess of £25,000 year. This new tax is set to bring in around...

Chancellor Cancels Increase In Inheritance Tax Threshold

Alistair Darling has today revealed that he will cancel the planned increase in the inheritance tax threshold to £350,000 per person. This is yet another astounding U-turn by the UK government and...

Did You Believe All You Read In The Pre-budget Report?

Alistair Darling today stands accused of a "pre-election con" in many of today's newspapers with suggestions that the various benefit increases announced yesterday will never come to fruition and...

Gordon Brown Leads And The Rest Follow

A gathering of European leaders in Brussels has today taken a rather surprising turn with France and Germany backing Gordon Brown's one-off super-tax on UK banking bonuses. This takes us back to...

Is Alistair Darling Hiding Further Public Sector Cuts?

The Institute for Fiscal Studies has identified a potential black-hole in Alistair Darling's financial plans from 2011 onwards. While he has identified there is a need for up to £36 billion of...

UK Government Forced To Water Down Banking Bonus Tax

It has been revealed that the UK government took advice from Baroness Scotland, the attorney general, regarding plans to implement a specific tax on "guaranteed bonuses" within the banking sector....

Was Alistair Darling Overruled By Gordon Brown?

There is speculation in the press today that Alistair Darling was overruled by Gordon Brown in relation to his plans to implement a much tougher assault on the UK national debt and the UK budget...

Now The Banks Are To Blame For Global Warming!

While worldwide banks are not to blame for global warming, you could be mistaken for thinking so with Gordon Brown and Nicolas Sarkozy suggesting that a worldwide banking tax should be used to fund...

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