Mansion Tax

London Mayor Hopeful Sol Campbell Admits Best Known Policy Stance 'Might Be Selfish'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK

Former England international Sol Campbell has launched his bid to be Mayor of London but admitted his best known political stance "might be selfish". ...

Labour's Leadership Contest and the Politics of Limbo

Tony Mckenna | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK Politics
Tony Mckenna

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Why I'm Voting Labour

Gregor Cubie | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Politics
Gregor Cubie

A University professor who would put a sign on his door saying "Away Fighting The Forces of Capitalism" when he was out of office once told me that the reason populism tends to pool around reactionary right-wing ideas is that the motivations for, and expected benefits of left-wing ideologies are less easily quantifiable and thus harder to express.

Did James Blunt Call Out Labour's Mansion Tax?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Politics

UPDATE: The popstar says the Spectator's story doesn't reflect his views at all @jessicaelgot The Spectator article is completely wrong, made up...

The Mansion Tax Debate

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Politics
Ioan Marc Jones

This debate is interesting not only because it represents the prevailing cultures of the two main parties. It's also interesting because of the stark parallels between the mansion tax and the bedroom tax - a particularly tendentious Tory policy.

'TOWIE' Stars Weigh In On General Election (FINALLY!)

The Huffington Post UKD | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Like most Britons, you’re probably holding off making a decision about who to vote for in next month’s General Election until you have the opinion...

Labour's Mansion Tax Will 'F**k Me Over', Moans Millionaire Cheryl

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Politics

Lifelong Labour supporter Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has become the latest millionaire celebrity to hit out at the party's plans for a mansion tax, clai...

Labour's Mansion Tax Is a Tax on London's Middle Class

Sayed Bukhari | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Politics
Sayed Bukhari

The Labour party's Mansion Tax on houses over £2million will send middle income households into debt and cause a crash on the south-east property market. It is quite simply a disaster for London, and a disaster for already squeezed middle income families.

Meet Labour's Critics - They've All Got Something in Common...

Jack Butler | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Butler

The people who like to portray Labour as living in cloud-cuckoo land are the sort of people who'd take a financial hit from a Labour administration. They're some of the richest people in the country, and they're squealing at the thought of seeing some of their advantages go swirling down the plughole.

Mandelson Adds Insult To Injury As He Wallops Ed's Mansion Tax Plans

PA | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's plan for a mansion tax on homes worth more than £2 million is "crude" and would end up "clobbering" people, Labour grandee Lord Mandels...

Quite A Few Labour MPs Don't Like Ed's Mansion Tax

The Huffington Post UK | Kumail Jaffer | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Politics

Nearly half of Labour MPs would prefer Ed Miliband pursued council tax reforms instead of his flagship mansion tax proposal, according to a new poll. ...

Another Labour Ex-Minister Slams Ed's Mansion Tax

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's mansion tax is an "absurd proposition" that will only be paid by a very few rich people, former Labour home secretary Charles Clarke has...

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 19.01.2015 | 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 06.01.2015 | 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...