Mansion Tax

Stamp Duty Reform Vs Mansion Tax - Who's Got It Right?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot and Asa Bennett | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's Autumn Statement surprise, the slashing of the "single-slab" rate of stamp duty for 98% of home buyers announced today, is a direct c...

'Drop Myleene' Petition Gains Support Online

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

A petition has been launched for Myleene Klass to be dropped as the face of Littlewoods, following controversial comments she made about tax earlier t...

Forget Myleene's Mansions - Britain's Housing System Is Just a Rigged Lottery for the Richest

Jack Butler | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Butler

You shouldn't be able to get rich because you bought a house for a pittance in 1974 that's now, all of a sudden, worth a fortune. Property in the UK today is a lottery that doesn't sell any tickets to the poorest. That's unfair, and, mansion tax or no mansion tax, it ought to change.

Watch Myleene Klass Tell Miliband: 'You Can't Just Point At Things And Tax Them'

PA/The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Politics

Under fire Labour leader Ed Miliband has found himself coming under attack from yet another unexpected quarter. Appearing on ITV's The Agenda, Mili...

Mansion Tax

Sir Michael Snyder | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Politics
Sir Michael Snyder

Both the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats will go into the May 2015 general election on the basis that, if elected, they will introduce a Mansion Tax. David Cameron has ruled this out - but unless the Conservative Party wins an overall majority it is likely that some form of the policy will be introduced in the next few years.

So That's Why You Don't Want The Mansion Tax, Sol

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Sport

It all makes sense now. Sol Campbell, vocal in his hatred of the mansion tax last month, has put his mansion up for sale at £25 million. Sol Campb...

Ed Miliband Even Getting Flak From Lord Sugar

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's leadership woes have not eased as Labour peer Lord Sugar warned that he was "not liked by a lot of people". This comes as former cabi...

IDS Is Too Scared Of Pickles 'Sitting' On Him To Talk About This...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Politics

Iain Duncan Smith has avoided saying what he thinks about hitting rich people's properties with a "mansion tax" by joking that he does not want his ca...

Sol Slaughtered On Twitter Over Mansion Tax Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Sport

Sol Campbell's been on Twitter for just two months and he has already generated quite the backlash after labelling Labour "the grim reaper of business...

Ex-City Watchdog Boss Wants To Pay More Council Tax But Can't

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics

Former City watchdog boss Lord Turner has admitted that he is "amazed" by "how little" he has to pay in council tax on his Kensington home and called ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Clegg Plays Footsie With Labour

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 17 February 2014... 1) CLEGG PLAYS FOOTSIE WITH LABOUR Project Differentiation continues apa...

George, Here Are 10 Ways To Not Have To Cut £25 Billion More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne sketched out a stark vision of further economic austerity, with £12 billion extra welfare cuts as part of a £25 billion cuts package ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'I'm In This To Win It'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Sunday 29 September 2013... 1) 'I'M IN THIS TO WIN IT' That's the message from a serious-looking David Came...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Here Comes The Triple Dip?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Wednesday 13 March 2013... 1) HERE COMES THE TRIPLE DIP? A week today, the chancellor delivers his budget for...

Lib Dems Vote Against 'Cynical' Labour Mansion Tax Proposal

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Politics

Lib Dem MPs have voted against Labour proposals for a mansion tax, a policy long supported by the junior coalition partner, after accusing the Opposit...

Ned Simons

It's A Trap! Labour Hope To Split Coalition With Mansion Tax Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Politics

The Labour Party has set a trap for the Lib Dems, they know it and may be willing to fall in. Next week the House of Commons will vote on whether t...

Clegg Says Cameron 'Stuck In The Past' On Mansion Tax

The Observer | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has accused David Cameron of being "stuck in the past" for opposing a mansion tax, amid signs that the Liberal Democrats are ready to chall...

Honesty and Practical Politics

Mags Waterhouse | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Politics
Mags Waterhouse

Being honest about the limits that face us but having a clear set of priorities shaping our actions allows for a more honest, more human and more humane politics to be shaped.

Labour Tax Plans A 'Con', Says Osborne

PA | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Politics

Chancellor George Osborne dismissed Labour's tax plans as a "con" which would see state inspectors assessing people's homes. Labour leader Ed Milib...

Tax On Holiday Homes, Jewellery, Paintings

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Politics

Owners of holiday homes and rental properties would be drawn into paying a "mansion tax" under Liberal Democrat proposals to extend the policy beyond ...

Miliband To Use Eastleigh Visit To Campaign For Mansion Tax

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has insisted Labour was the "only alternative" to the coalition Government as he joined his by-election campaigners in Eastleigh. The o...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Mili's Mansion Gamble

Mehdi Hasan | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 15 February 2013... 1) MILI'S MANSION GAMBLE If you're Ed Miliband, trailing on the economy in the po...

Ed Miliband Announces Plans To Re-Introduce 10p Tax Rate

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has announced a Labour government would reintroduce the 10p tax rate abolished by his predecessor, Gordon Brown, potentially benefitting 2...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Ebacc-Tracked

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Thursday 7 February 2013... 1) EBACC-TRACKED Oh look, yet another dramatic and embarrassing coalition U-turn ...

Vince Cable Says Wealthy Tory Donors Killed Mansion Tax

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has said David Cameron killed off Lib Dem plans for a mansion tax because he came under pressure from wealthy Tory donors. Speaking on ...