Ken Livingstone definitely needs an accountant if he can’t count to five

Remember last week at PMQs, Nick Clegg commented on Ken Livingstone’s rather complex tax affairs:

It is worth dwelling for a minute on the explanation provided by Ken Livingstone for his exotic tax arrangements. I quote from an interview that he gave just this weekend:

“I get loads of money, all from different sources, and I give it to an accountant and they manage it”.

That is modern socialism for you.

Well, no wonder the Labour mayoral candidate needs an accountant if he can’t even cope with numbers less than the number of fingers on one hand, as this leaflet, spotted at Lib Dem HQ yesterday, shows…

 

 

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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  • ………………..“I get loads of money, all from different sources, and I give it to an accountant and they manage it”…………………..

    A great slogan; after all, it worked for ‘Arry Redknapp

  • Paul Murray 21st Mar '12 - 9:25pm

    Ken Livingstone may be guilty of many things, but there is nothing remotely “exotic” about his tax arrangements. On the contrary, what he (or more likely his accountant) has done is normal practice. There are plenty of solid facts to show why Livingstone should not be re-elected as Mayor. We shouldn’t need to descend to snide, ridiculous insinuations that don’t bear scrutiny.

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