Evidence Based Blogging: Flat Taxers Lead Growth Chart

There’s nothing more former Treasury spinner Will Straw and his band of merry progressives like doing more than talking down the UK. So eager are they for any chance to kick Osborne that they leave their flanks vulnerable. Their graph showing Britain’s tragically anaemic growth while tragic has unintended consequences for the tax and spenders. Have a look at the three countries leading the growth figures:

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We on this blog are huge fans of the Baltic model, but apart from pretty blonde girls, what do Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have in common? Well flat taxes of 24%, 25% and 33% respectively for one. Discuss…




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