[email protected]: Bridget Fox – ‘Damian Green case shows we are taking freedom of information for granted’

The latest blog of Bridget Fox, Lib Dem PPC for Islington South and Finsbury, is now live over at The Guardian’s website, with thoughts on the Damian Green case, VAT changes, and our success on the Angel crossing campaign. Read it in full here, but here’s a sneak preview of Bridget’s alternative fiscal stimulations suggestions:

If the government wanted to change VAT, why not make a permanent cut on measures such as energy conservation methods for existing homes. Converting existing buildings to provide affordable homes is the right kind of investment to attract a VAT cut. A further discount on your imported plasma screen isn’t. Cutting income tax is a better way to empower consumers. People can then make their own choices about whether they want to spend, save, or support voluntary organisations who are also feeling the pinch.

Read more by or more about or .
This entry was posted in LibLink.
Advert

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • expats
    Like John Marriott I live in a 'one-party' area...However, unlike John, I will be voting; not because my vote will elect the candidate I support but to cancel o...
  • Humphrey Hawksley
    Thank you for insightful comments. Michael1 is right about India’s democracy. But as Joe Biden now emphasizes democracy needs to prove that it works. In Indi...
  • Mary ReidMary Reid
    @theakes. Stephen Tall, former editor of LDV, once famously made a similar promise/threat and then found himself running down Whitehall virtually naked on natio...
  • theakes
    Being realistic and checking probable performance against 2016/17 I expect overall losses, but live in hope. Will run round my kitchen naked if I am wrong....
  • John Roffey
    Since there is not really much to discuss now until the results are in - let's be optimistic and take a look at the history [until 1985] of Sir Edward's likely ...