Monday, 9 January 2012

Coalition scorecard - 50p tax rate

+1 ... David Cameron's intention to retain the 50p rate of tax shows that some sanity remains in Downing Street.
OVERALL: 0/10. Another steal from Labour. Smart politics by Cameron, gradually substituting sensible, centrist policy for the divisive lunacy of Osbornism. Also sane economics. Of course, it's only a rumour at this stage. A few more nudges left may see the coalition in positive territory!

EDIT: This turned out to be untrue, to the Coalition dips into negative territory.  Further offenses on decency included The Bonfire of the Enviornmental Regulations (-1) and continual dithering and in activity over Syria (-1) so an overall score of -2.

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Theresa May: Going, Going ...

So, Theresa May is in a bit of trouble.  Tories are scheming and plotting - which they do on any day that ends in a 'Y' - and rumour...