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VAT cut “a bit shit”

Now, you’ll have sussed that I’m no economist, but the 2.5% VAT cut introduced by Alaistair Darling (that will cost the Treasury £12.5 billion and retailers £300 million) will apparently have the following real world effects: Mars bar – down 1p JVC LCD television – down £12.77 Levi’s jeans – down £1.49 Next suit jacket […]

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Voting for the Tories

I’m watching the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham and it got me thinking. The attendees love the Tory party, and not because they’re crazy. They’ve benefited from their Tory-led council, they’ve been let down (with the rest of the UK) by their Labour government, and they will vote Conservative at the next general election with […]