Private Education Should Be Tax Deductible

The privately-educated Shadow Education Secretary, the Honourable Dr Tristram Julian William Hunt FRHistS MP, is going after private schools again. Rather than recognise the billions of pounds private schools save taxpayers, Hunt is threatening to take away their tax breaks unless they help bankroll state schools. Parents pay for education out of taxed income, now Labour wants to tax the taxed cash again. If educating children is a public good it should either be tax deductible or, as it is now to some extent, at least tax sheltered. Or the state should rebate parents the average cost of a state education if they go private – as in Germany where parents can claim a €5,000 rebate per child. Last week Labour were attacking the patriotic working classes, now it’s parents wanting the best for their kids that they don’t like…

See also: Helping “Squeezed Middle” Families French-Style




Tip offs: 0709 284 0531
team@Order-order.com

Quote of the Day

Jeremy Corbyn told by veteran Jewish MP Margaret Hodge…

“You’re a f***ing anti-aemite and a racist”

Sponsors

Guidogram: Sign up

Subscribe to the most succinct 7 days a week daily email read by thousands of Westminster insiders.
Undead UKIP Poll Rise Terrifies Tories Undead UKIP Poll Rise Terrifies Tories
Marr’s May Monopoly Marr’s May Monopoly
CCHQ Begs Association Chairmen CCHQ Begs Association Chairmen
Poll: Voters 2 to 1 for No Deal Poll: Voters 2 to 1 for No Deal
Paul Mason Reported to Police Paul Mason Reported to Police
Etonian Free Cabinet Etonian Free Cabinet
Tory MP Puts Letter In to Brady Tory MP Puts Letter In to Brady
Lord Carrington Lord Carrington
Poll: May’s Deal or No Deal? Poll: May’s Deal or No Deal?
Labour’s Chequers Survival Kit Labour’s Chequers Survival Kit
Whips’ Patsies in Full Whips’ Patsies in Full