Monthly Archives: May 2010

A quick note on David Laws

David Laws Shouldn’t Have Gone A quick bank holiday blog on David Laws. Whilst in no way condoning his behaviour with regard to claiming for rent paid to his partner I am a little disappointed that so much has been … Continue reading

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An Academy Education

Education, Education, Education…. Well so much for that nonsense. Now here we go again. “Become and Academy and cut yourself free from the local eduction authority”. Hmmmm. So I assume everyone will take up this great offer and the local … Continue reading

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Capital Gains and Losses

Quick blog on the current ridiculous proposals for an increased flat rate of capital gains tax and a proposal for a more equitable tapered solution. Continue reading

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Message to George #1 – Public Sector Pensions

The first in a series of messages to George Osbourne on things to do to save money and reduce the government deficit. Message 1 – End Final Salary Pensions for Public Sector Employees Continue reading

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Traditional Lake District Views

Given that the rest of this blog will be given over to opinions and rants, for those of you who are looking for some more traditional vistas, here are some of my favourite Lake District Views! Striding Edge on Helvellyn … Continue reading

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