April 14th, 2014

Quote of the Day

Cathy Jamieson MP, Labour’s Shadow Treasury minister, commenting on Treasury analysis of the economic impact of tax changes…

“If the Treasury is looking at the economic impact of tax changes, then surely it should examine the impact of the rise in VAT and cuts to tax credits? George Osborne’s £12 billion VAT rise knocked confidence, helped to choke off the recovery and has cost families £1,350 over the last three years.”


13 Comments

  1. 1
    Witty Moniker says:

    17.5% to 20% is a proportionately smaller rise than 15% to 17.5%, Cathy.

    Then again, that’s too-hard maths for a Leftard innit?

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  2. 2
    Not in my name says:

    That from a tax & spend groupie?

    Foot.

    Take aim.

    Shoot.

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  3. 3

    “Helped choke off the recovery” After the IMF have been falling over themselves to tell us how wonderful George is with the best economic growth forecasts of the G7?
    Sounds all Balls to me. Where do Labour find them?

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  4. 4
    Terry Graph says:

    Yadda yadda.

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  5. 5
    Just Saying. says:

    Quote of the Day.
    CEO of Birmingham City Council states today on the Council’s Trojan Horse investigation to BBC World at One:
    “The allegations are spurrious”
    Later he stated his wording was inappropriate and they would be conducting a “professional” investigation.
    CEO of a Labour council telling us what will really happen with their internal investation?
    After all Labour cannot offend their Muslim Labour voters and union teachers.

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    • 6
      Just Saying. says:

      “investigation – so sorry. Could have used infestation though.

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      • 9
        broderick crawford says:

        they cannot offend their postal voters either …. whose names are being teased from local Ward Death Registrars in time for the May elections even as we speak.

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    • 10
      SIZE 14 CARBON FOOTPRINT says:

      All forms of religion should be purged from the schools whether head banging muslims or superstitious jesus freaks .
      The name trojan horse is quite appropriate with regards to islam, not just concerning the infiltration of schools , the whole cult is a massive alien wedge imported to destabilise the country .

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    • 11
      Blowing Whistles says:

      Remember every local council CEO in this country is an “UNELECTED” fucking placeman along with the unelected whole executive.

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    • 12
      Blowing Whistles says:

      For the really stupid i as per 8:13 pm comment am referring directly/indirectly to the parallel of the unelected placepersons in the EU – baro so corrupt ashton (ditto) et cetera.

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  6. 7
    Boot Camp Nigel into counselling says:

    What a miserable cow she is! Exageration or pure bullshit? That is all Labour have to offer! They are backward looking!

    No Future With Labour!

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  7. 8
    David Cameron says:

    Hooray I say! I love high taxes and punishing success!

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  8. 13
    Corby says:

    And who put up income tax and abolished the 10% rate for the lower paid, at a stroke doubling their marginal rate of income tax?

    Cathy go home and get the wet towels out.

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