Post Tagged with: "Budget"

The government must stick to its guns on the sugar tax

Shaun Bailey, Conservative candidate for the London Assembly, former Special Adviser to the Prime Minister and Parliamentary Candidate for Hammersmith, defends the sugar tax. This isn’t about money; it’s about the health of the nation. This isn’t about the nanny state; this is a big step, that, allied with education and clearer labelling, could make a real impact on our […]

by and · 23rd March 2016 · Tory Thought
Forget The TV Debates. The Budget Will Decide The Outcome Of The Election.

Forget The TV Debates. The Budget Will Decide The Outcome Of The Election.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 With the polls now oscillating between narrow Labour & Conservative leads, the reality seems to be that both parties are now locked in a dead heat.                                      The build up to this situation has been an interesting one to […]

by · 13th March 2015 · Tory Thought
Cutting aid to South Africa: Sensible policy, so why are Labour and the left so incensed?

Cutting aid to South Africa: Sensible policy, so why are Labour and the left so incensed?

  Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development, has announced that from 2015 the UK will no longer give £19 million a year in aid to South Africa, the 29th wealthiest country in the world. As well as being a fellow member of the G20, South Africa has an annual GDP (PPP) of $555.1 billion. In a desperate attempt […]

by · 1st May 2013 · Blog