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Jeremy Browne hits out at “arbitrary” mansion tax

Jeremy Browne - Minister for Crime PreventionIn today’s Times (£), Jeremy Browne slams the Lib Dem plans for a mansion tax:

Plans to introduce an “arbitrary” mansion tax on expensive homes will “undermine the fundamental principles of private ownership”, a former Lib Dem minister has warned.

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Jeremy Browne MP writes…There is no opt out clause for equality for women and girls in a liberal society

In my lifetime, the role of women and girls in British society has been transformed. There has been an emancipation revolution.

Many of these changes have been legal. It seems remarkable today to reflect that, until 1975, women were not allowed to buy a house without financial guarantees being provided by a man, typically their father or husband.Other changes have been cultural. It is extraordinary, for example, that until 1972 a female diplomat in the Foreign Office was required to resign if she got married.

As each of these barriers to female attainment has been removed, women have capitalised on the opportunities …

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  • User AvatarDavid Blake 29th Jun - 1:26pm
    http://blog.lboro.ac.uk/crcc/eu-referendum/uk-news-coverage-2016-eu-referendum-report-5-6-may-22-june-2016/
  • User AvatarDavid Blake 29th Jun - 1:26pm
    You may like to see the latest report on media coverage of the referendum from Loughborough University.
  • User Avatarexpats 29th Jun - 1:25pm
    Glenn 29th Jun '16 - 1:20pm.....................I voted leave. I do not feel lied too. I’m not angry. I’m not upset. I voted Leave because I...
  • User AvatarGlenn 29th Jun - 1:20pm
    I voted leave. I do not feel lied too. I'm not angry. I'm not upset. I voted Leave because I do not like the EU...
  • User AvatarAl 29th Jun - 1:19pm
    If the argument in the article was correct then the areas with the highest levels of immigration in England (eg London and Manchester) would have...
  • User AvatarJenny barnes 29th Jun - 1:08pm
    Inter alia, the leave campaign was very focussed,on sovereignty. "Take back control" . Parliament is sovereign, or the crown in parliament, so a general election...