Business groups reject PM’s plan to replace tax credits with higher pay 07/07/15 18:21 Article in the Guardian covering the responses of the Chambers of Commerce and Institute of Directors to David Cameron’s ‘plan’ to replace in-work […]
In-work tax-credits 01/07/15 16:17 There is a lot of interest at the moment in tax credits and whether they support the low-paid or whether they effectively subsidise wages. A report released by CitizensUK recently looked […]
The real benefit cheats are the employers who are milking the system 26/06/15 14:15 Deborah Hor writes in today’s Guardian: “I really don’t know why the government is making such heavy weather of cutting £12bn […]
Corporate welfare in Parliament… 07/07/15 16:23 Richard Fuller (Bedford) (Conservative): Working tax credits are in effect a form of corporate welfare for employers who could pay higher wages, especially if tied to increased skills….
State subsidies paid to private landlords…. 26/05/15 15:00 http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/may/26/landlords-14bn-tax-breaks-buy-to-let-expansion-mortgage-interest?CMP=share_btn_link
In-work benefits and poverty Article by Andrew Grice in the Independent about the growing costs of in-work benefits