No, this isn’t a parody piece on Eddy Grant’s smash hit ‘Electric Avenue’. Here we are, into the third week of a Conservative-led Britain and many people dissatisfied with the results of the General Election. An election process that cajoled everyone into life, with Britain recording its highest voter turnout since 1997. On May 7th … Continue reading Rock Down To Electorate Avenue
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The UK Treasury is set to investigate allegations that the Swiss arm of HSBC helped around 130,000 clients evade tax. Whistleblower Mr Falciani – not Falcao, because he can’t seem to get anything right at the moment – claims that the UK government should have known about the scandal as early as 2010. Her Majesty’s … Continue reading Scandalous!
Are You Fracking Serious?
Before I’m accused of using any profanities, check that word again – yes, its fracking. This is the process of drilling down into the earth and injecting a high-pressure fluid into the rock which exposes the gas inside. Drilling companies have exclaimed that trillions of cubic feet of shale gas may be recoverable from underneath … Continue reading Are You Fracking Serious?
Hopes Rise As Unemployment Falls
It seems these days that positive news stories are few and far between. However, the British public (and the Tories) can rejoice in the fact that according to the latest statistics released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), unemployment is falling. Finally. The number of people out of work in Britain fell by 58,000 … Continue reading Hopes Rise As Unemployment Falls
Labour’s Mansion Tax – Downton Shabby
If there’s one thing everybody hates, it is having to shell out hard-earned wealth in the name of tax. Political parties notoriously differ on their taxation views, and over the past few months Labour’s idea for a mansion tax emerged as one of their prime solutions of raising revenue for the NHS. Labour leader Ed … Continue reading Labour’s Mansion Tax – Downton Shabby