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A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

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A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by Ivan on Thu May 17, 2012 11:38 am

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When Labour came to power in 1997, their manifesto contained 229 promises. A BBC analysis five years later found that 181 of the promises, 80%, had been kept. As to the remaining 48 promises, the BBC decided that they were “either too difficult to judge or have not been met.”
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Those people who make negative remarks such as “all politicians and parties are the same” would do well to compare Labour’s record on keeping promises with that of the Tories in the past two years. Dr Eoin Clarke has analysed the 2010 Tory manifesto and exposed some of its biggest lies:-

- The Tories said they would offer personalised tailored help to the long term unemployed (p.15), but they hid their plans to force disabled young people and others to work, unpaid, for profit-making companies like Tesco.

- The Tories said they would create 400,000 work-pairing college-based apprenticeship schemes over two years (p.17), but there are fewer than 10,000 apprenticeship places UK-wide.

- The Tories promised to reduce youth unemployment (p.5), but it has risen to an all-time high.

- The Tories said they'd cut child benefit for families earning more than £50,000, but they actually cut it for families where one person earns £44,000.

- The Tories said they'd raise the state pension age to 66, but then raised it to 67.

- The Tories promised to protect Child Trust Funds for the 33% poorest children, but instead axed them for all children.

- The Tories said they would give power to the Bank of England to crack down on bonuses (p.29), but nothing was done and bank bonuses have topped £6 billion in the past year.

- The Tories said they would protect the Winter Fuel Payment to pensioners (p.42), then cut it by £50 for some and £100 for others.

- The Tories said they would provide 4,200 extra Sure Start personnel (p.43). Instead they have cut £812 million in funding, which has resulted in the closing of more than 300 Sure Start Centres.

- The Tories claimed they would reduce unemployment and improve economic growth (p.3), but the opposite has occurred.

- The Tories concealed their plans to cut the Education Maintenance Allowance and raise VAT to 20%. They were also deliberately vague on their support for trebling tuition fees.

- The Tories promised to protect funding for Disability Living Allowance (p.42), which Cameron claimed for his own son, but then cut it for children receiving chemotherapy after they came to power. Now they’ve scrapped it altogether.

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Other broken promises have been listed by 'Twitter' member @GracieSamuels:-

No cuts to public spending in 2010-11 (just 'efficiency savings').

No bonuses over £2,000 for bankers.

3,000 more police officers.

Keeping the Future Jobs Fund.

Pupil Premium to be additional to the schools budget.

‘Bonfire of the quangos’ (4,500 more bureaucrats have been recruited).

A Post Office Bank.

No cuts to the navy.

Three more army battalions.

Reduce immigration (it’s risen by 21% in one year).

Automatic prison sentence for carrying a knife.

Cutting rail fares each year.

NHS budget to be protected.

No cuts to frontline services.

3,000 more midwives.

No A&E and maternity unit closures.

And of course, the worst and most disgusting broken Tory promise, hidden from the voters but planned for years and rewarded by private healthcare firms:-

No top-down reorganisation of the NHS.

Is this the worst UK government ever? Have you ever read about or lived through two years of more malevolence towards the weakest in society, and more lies from a Prime Minister so mired in sleaze and corruption?

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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by bobby on Fri May 25, 2012 5:03 pm

Bluey. Just how many times has it been said that the state of the Economy was in a much better state than it is after two years of your Tories Austerity, until the Banking Failure we had a stronger economy in 2010 than we inherited from your Tories in 1997, not only that, but with the Banking Failure, our economy was in growth and unemployment dropping in and up to the Coalition Government took over, and completely bollixed things up.

Ed Balls was a convenient scapegoat for the Tories, someone to blame for some problems that weren’t, like the note saying “sorry there’s no cash left” everyone but the Tories know it was a joke, but for them a joke they could use to get their privatisation of the NHS, cuts in welfare benefits etc, etc, Herr Cameron used every dirty trick in the book to bring in his Austerity measures, all the time saying “its someone else’s fault.

You said some time ago that you are quite a nice bloke, That blue may well be your problem. Perhaps your too nice to see through the filth perpetrated by the Tories. But then again if you where such a nice bloke, you would never have been a Tory.

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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by Ivan on Fri May 25, 2012 5:31 pm

blue. I agree with Blamhappy, and Ed Balls is one of my favourite politicians. That’s because he’s combative, intelligent, and - unlike the inbred idiot who only has the job of Chancellor because he’s Cameron’s Bullingdon Club mate – he’s a trained economist who has lectured on his subject at Harvard.

When I can be bothered to watch PMQT, I tend to look at Osborne. For the most part he sits there pulling faces like an imbecile, but when Cameron lost the plot with his “muttering idiot” jibe, Osborne sprung to life in hysterical laughter, like the immature public school boy that he still is. Pathetic, and frightening that the git is in charge of our finances. It’s hardly surprising that the country, out of recession in May 2010, is now in a double dip.

I can scarcely believe that you’re still trying to blame Labour for the global crash, and I suggest you read skwalker1964’s excellent opening post on 'the inherited mess' thread:-
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It’s even more absurd to try and suggest that Ed Balls, who was Education Secretary from 2007 until 2010, had anything to do with it!
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Yes, Liam Byrne made a foolish joke about there being “no money left”, but he no doubt thought, mistakenly, that he was dealing with reasonable people, not the bigots and ideologues who came to power in 2010 and then repeated the same old lie over and over again like automotons. There was plenty of money when Cameron wanted to increase the number of bureaucrats (after promising “a bonfire of the quangos”) and tried to get away with a personal photographer at our expense, or when Lansley wanted billions to turn the NHS upside down.

In opposition, Cameron promised us “an end to Punch and Judy politics”, but instead he's reduced PMQT to a complete and utter farce. He never even attempts to answer a question, he loses his temper almost every week, and he’s insulted old people, sick people and women with his bullying remarks. As the occasion serves no useful purpose, Ed Balls uses the occasion to wind up Cameron, and he succeeds. It shows just how unsuitable Cameron is for holding the office of PM, and I hope Ed continues to do it so effectively until we’re shot of the corrupt, arrogant swine and his cabinet of carpetbaggers.
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by Redflag on Fri May 25, 2012 7:29 pm

blueturando wrote:No Helen,

It's because he's a smarmy odious t*sser.....Eric Pickles love child no less


Your wrong blue FIVE CHINS AND TEN BELLIES could not produce a child that takes a man, he is just a big ball of BLUBBER.
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by oftenwrong on Fri May 25, 2012 8:49 pm

It's a bit worrying that we appear to be governed by the Lower Fourth Remove, don't you think?
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by Redflag on Fri May 25, 2012 9:15 pm

sickchip wrote:Michael Gove: half man half toad.

Jeremy Hunt: duplicitous c---.

David Cameron: bastard son of royalty.

Gideon Osborne: tax dodger.

Welcome to your government.

Enjoyed your view of our so called gov't SC, you forgot the one thing they are better at doing, tantrums better than a TWO year old. lol!
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by sickchip on Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:57 am

Yet more evidence of the tories vicious disregard of society's poorest: Mad

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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by oftenwrong on Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:09 am

Gideon Osborne was totally within character as the oleaginous toff shrugging off responsibility, at yesterday's Leveson hearing.

News Corp and Sky were just running a business, and he saw no particular significance in the appointment of a Murdoch sycophant as "independent arbiter" of the BSkyB takeover proposal.
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by Redflag on Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:08 am

Blamhappy wrote:Why doesn't anyone like Balls? Is it because he's forthright?

I've always found him gorgeous! Heehee!

Blamhappy your taste in men is impeccable, I have never met him but he does come across as very forthright. cheers
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by blueturando on Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:01 pm

Blamhappy wrote:
Why doesn't anyone like Balls? Is it because he's forthright?

I would hardly describe him as forthright....Loathsome, opportunistic, unprinclipled and smarmy come to mind.......and that's what many people think too.
It's not a Party political thing though as I think the same of Michael Gove and Osbourne

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Post by Ivan on Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:33 pm

Loathsome, opportunistic, unprincipled and smarmy
Add 'corrupt, liar, arrogant, and so incompetent that he can't even look after his child', and you would have an accurate description of Cameron.
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Post by blueturando on Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:35 pm

and so incompetent that he can't even look after his child'

A weak comment from someone who should know better

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Post by astra on Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:55 pm

It would seem that much time has passed since those "in the higher echelons" (ie. Royalty, Politicians, and military officers) of society were inspiration and example to the rest of us

AND! Unlike the rest of us Blue, Cameron had how many diplomatic protection officers?


Aye Sur!! the wee girl must have given them the slip!


IMO, It is RIGHT that he and his wife are castigated.
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Post by Ivan on Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:07 pm

blueturando. What rubbish! If a man in such a high profile position can't look after his own child when he goes boozing with his Chipping Norton cronies, then he isn't even fit to sweep the streets in Downing Street. No doubt he's used to 'nanny' dealing with the kids, perhaps it was her day off.

I wonder what you, the Tory press, and all those people who still hammer the McCanns on Twitter, might have said if Gordon Brown or Ed Miliband had displayed such crass negligence? One rule for Tory toffs and another for the rest of us, no doubt.

If you want 'weak comments', just glance back at your own pathetic description of Ed Balls, who is a thousand times more suitable for the post of Chancellor of the Exchequer than the current incumbent. Osborne, whose previous experience of work was limited to folding towels in Selfridge's, is Chancellor only because he's Cameron's old Bullingdon Club chum and Rupert Murdoch must have approved his appointment.

When Osborne was snorting cocaine with call girls, Ed Balls, with his first in PPE at Oxford, was a teaching fellow in the Economics Department of Harvard. He then became a leader writer and columnist for ‘The Financial Times’ between 1990 and 1994, from where he was talent spotted by Gordon Brown. He worked as an adviser to Brown from 1994, when Labour was in opposition, and he then became an economic adviser to the Treasury when Brown was Chancellor. It was Ed's idea that the Bank of England should be made independent, and he strongly advised against Britain joining the euro, something for which we should all be thankful.
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Post by blueturando on Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:38 pm

IMO, It is RIGHT that he and his wife are castigated

Of course it is Astra...He's a Tory afterall ( Note to self....will they detect my sarcasm?)

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Post by blueturando on Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:41 pm

blueturando. What rubbish! If a man in such a high profile position can't look after his own child when he goes boozing with his Chipping Norton cronies, then he isn't even fit to sweep the streets in Downing Street
I wonder what you, the Tory press, and all those people who still hammer the McCanns on Twitter, might have said if Gordon Brown or Ed Miliband had displayed such crass negligence? One rule for Tory toffs and another for the rest of us, no doubt.

Ivan..... Do you actually believe the cr*p you write sometimes??? If you do I'm amazed!!!!

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Post by blueturando on Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:44 pm

If you want 'weak comments', just glance back at your own pathetic description of Ed Balls, who is a thousand times more suitable for the post of Chancellor of the Exchequer than the current incumbent. Osborne, whose previous experience of work was limited to folding towels in Selfridge's, is Chancellor only because he's Cameron's old Bullingdon Club chum and Rupert Murdoch must have approved his appointment.

Ah the politics of envy are still alive and well......Ivan you don't need to ask my opinion on Ed Balls.....Just ask Ed why had a survey conducted to find out why people dont like him or trust him and Labour on the economy. I'm sure Ed will have all the answers for you now

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Post by Ivan on Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:15 pm

the politics of envy are still alive and well
Excuse me while I groan at that tired old cliche. How about the politics of justice for a change? Mustn't say anything against the toffs, must we, regardless of how they hammer the poor, sick and disabled into the ground, whilst giving themselves and their friends £40k per annum tax cuts.

Well Helen likes Ed Balls and I like Ed Balls, a combative politician with some passion who doesn't choose his policies according to how much money businessmen put into party coffers. I guess that more and more people who are losing their jobs, homes and benefits, as the economy under Osborne's stewardship continues to go down the pan, are realising that Ed Balls is a much better bet.
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Post by blueturando on Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:26 pm

Andrew Balls, the brother of shadow chancellor Ed, has shared £57m in pay with six other directors of the European arm of Pimco, the world's largest bond investor.

Nice to see the Millionaire Socialists keeping it in the family. John Smith would be turning in his grave


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Post by oftenwrong on Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:33 pm

Is that a note of desperation creeping in? Socialists should wear sackcloth and ashes while living on the contents of a begging bowl.
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Post by Mel on Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:51 pm

blue.

The Mail on Sunday commissioned its own survey - and it showed that Mr Balls is seen as 'uninspiring, untrustworthy and unlikeable'.

Mail on Sunday old boy, say no more. Where was the survey taken, Knightsbridge?
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Post by Ivan on Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:57 pm

We can also do without personal comments regarding staff members and their 'taste' in the opposite sex.
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Post by sickchip on Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:33 am

oftenwrong wrote:Is that a note of desperation creeping in? Socialists should wear sackcloth and ashes while living on the contents of a begging bowl.

No socialists on Cutting Edge, ow. In fact everybody is very conservative in their views (british trait) - even all the labour luvvies.

But of course, I agree 100% with what you and everybody else says here. Your all spot on.
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Post by oftenwrong on Sun Jun 17, 2012 12:30 pm

According to the Gospels of Matthew (18:12–14) and Luke (15:3–7), a shepherd leaves his flock of 99 sheep in order to find the one sheep who is lost. It is the first member of a trilogy about redemption that Jesus tells.
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Post by polyglide on Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:33 pm

When talking about broken promises you have to take into account all the circumstances.

I promise a friend a gift of a sum of money when a policy I have matures, unfortunately, the firm concerned goes bust and I do not receive the money and therefore cannot keep my promise.

When considering politics which I have no real interest in, as I think they are all twisted in one way or another, not to mantion theft, liars and indulgence in any manner of other persuits, you have to determine the facts when the promises were made and those prevailing at the time they have the chance to undertake them.

It is common sense that if you study all the implications of a matter then there is only one decision that is best for the the Nation as a whole.

The problem being that we do not consider the Nation but pander to enough people to get themselves into power by making as many promises as they feel will secure their aim.

Once in power they then have to consider the actual circumstances under which they have to make any decisions, invairiably they are not those they thought they were and a lot of rethinking has to take place ,hence many broken promises.

This applies to all parties.

The best and only way we will get matters sorted out is to forget PARTY POLITICS and get the best people in the right positions for the right job and for the right reasons.
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Post by sickchip on Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:05 pm

The best and only way we will get matters sorted out is to forget PARTY POLITICS and get the best people in the right positions for the right job and for the right reasons.

I understand your point, polyglide; but would managing the UK entirely from the point of view of a business really work in the interests of the majority. Do we not need political philosophies and principles in order to maintain a semblance of morality, and justice.
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Post by astra on Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:19 pm

For starters, I would say = Get Rid of the Party Whips, and let MPs vote as their constituants would want them to.



All too often now, the Leaders and the Whips pander to the needs of London only leaving the rest of us to fester.
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Post by sickchip on Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:35 pm

For starters, I would say = Get Rid of the Party Whips, and let MPs vote as their constituants would want them to.


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Post by trevorw2539 on Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:07 pm

astra wrote:For starters, I would say = Get Rid of the Party Whips, and let MPs vote as their constituants would want them to.



All too often now, the Leaders and the Whips pander to the needs of London only leaving the rest of us to fester.

Am I an 'innocent' in life's 'events'. I always thought whipping in London was better done in private than at Parties. Embarassed
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Post by trevorw2539 on Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:23 pm

Polyglide quote.
The best and only way we will get matters sorted out is to forget PARTY POLITICS and get the best people in the right positions for the right job and for the right reasons.

The problem then is - Who are the right men, for the right job and what is the right reason. And who will decide the aforementioned. We all have our own ideas.

My suggestion is simple. And I've given this much thought. Let me run the country for the next 3 years. With £145.000 pa and expenses for 3 years, I'll stand down at the end and accept any criticism for the mess - while I'm sunbathing in Bermuda. Very Happy
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Post by oftenwrong on Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:25 pm

Define faux naif then ask Max Mosley for legal advice.
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Post by tlttf on Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:00 pm

Is this the worst government ever?

Probably on par with every government since 1964 when the labour party ceased to exist.

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Post by oftenwrong on Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:44 pm

On the evening of 11 May 1994, John Smith made a speech at a fundraising dinner at Park Lane Hotel, London with around 500 people present, saying famously "The opportunity to serve our country - that is all we ask". The following morning, at 8:05am, whilst in his Barbican flat, Smith suffered a massive heart attack. His wife phoned an ambulance and he was rushed to Saint Bartholomew's Hospital where he died at 9:15am on 12 May 1994 having never regained consciousness. Only two weeks before his death, on 28 April, Smith had visited the same accident and emergency department to campaign against its proposed closure.

So 1994 was the last time we had a Labour Party, Landy.
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Post by Phil Hornby on Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:05 pm

One can see the case - but we shall never know whether Smith ( a very impressive individual ) would have been able to remove Major from power. Upon Smith's untimely death, it was widely reckoned that the man the Tories feared most was the youthful, thrusting, Blair. Their fear was well-founded. The priority by 1994 was the removal of a corrupt Tory Government and if the Blair version of a Labour Party was the only vehicle available, then that was a price worth paying. Indeed, it must still be open to question as to whether a Labour party which could be readily painted in the Press as too 'left-leaning' would be able to convince Britain to boot Cameron into history...
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Post by polyglide on Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:14 pm

Pandering to business interests is not what I meant by working in the best interests of the Nation as a whole.

At the present time the ordinary person does not either choose an MP or the PM.

The Party chooses their candidate and the elected MPs choose the PM.

In this scenario you only get a certain kind of person and not necesserily the best.

There are far more qualified and intelligent people in the private sector who would be more capable of making the right decisions, given the chance but they are well aware of the manner in which PARTY POLITICS work and would not be considered as a candidate so they opt out.

Candidates should be picked by all those entitled to vote in any given area and there should be no backing from anyone in monitary terms allowed.

The media should bo forced to give every candidate the same opportunity to state their case and not allowed to back any particular one.

We may then get some real MPs and not a lot of Old Boys with neither brains nor balls.
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Post by oftenwrong on Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:58 pm

polyglide wrote:....

At the present time the ordinary person does not either choose an MP or the PM.

The Party chooses their candidate and the elected MPs choose the PM.

In this scenario you only get a certain kind of person and not necesserily the best.



It's amazing how common ground can be found in the least likely of places....
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Post by polyglide on Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:32 am

Amen to that.
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by Mel on Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:07 pm

Polyglide Quote--"There are far more qualified and intelligent people in the private sector who would be more capable of making the right decisions, given the chance but they are well aware of the manner in which PARTY POLITICS work and would not be considered as a candidate so they opt out."
I am certain that these "qualified and intelligent people" that you speak of would consider becoming politicians if the salaries matched the extortionate ones offered by the private sector. All paid for at our expense of course one way or another.
The other point is that being in politics for many, hiding their cash in offshore accounts might be difficult. Not for members of the existing cabinet naturally.

Of course you only get what you pay for. We the majority are at present paying more for less with this so called government.
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by tlttf on Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:31 pm

Not everybody in the private sector are paid immense salaries melly. For clarification could you highlight which parties mp's were at it regarding expenses, or was it just the one. Not so hard to move cash around without paying the correct tax, perhaps we should ask Ken Livingstone.

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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by oftenwrong on Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:01 pm

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are charged with collecting sufficient money from The People to cover Government's spending requirement. Like most other Public Sector environments, they have been required to minimise recruitment and reduce staff numbers.

The HMRC way of dealing with that dichotomy is to choose their targets carefully. The PAYE system ensures that everybody in employment will have their tax liability deducted from wages before they even see them.

Clever-clogs people with well-funded Accountants are often too much trouble to pursue. Foreign residents who trade here find that UK Tax is voluntary, and several Court Cases brought against wealthy people are running into the sand. Much easier to soak those wage-slaves with no access to hotshot Lawyers.

When diddy David Cameron criticises Entertainers for minimising their tax exposure, he might glance left and right along the Front Bench to see whether his target could perhaps be wider.
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by astradt1 on Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:27 pm

With all this information about K2 and other such schemes coming via Murdock's Times Newspaper there are two questions which should be asked.....

First... If, as we are constantly being told by Governments, peoples tax affairs are so private that the HMRC is not able to talk about them, how did The Times get hold of the information?

Second....Now that the Genie, so to speak,, is out of the bottle can we now have this tax information about everyone, starting with all those Members of Parliament, then Sportsmen and women , then Celebrities, Bankers, CEO's and so on down the line........

There will no doubt be some on here that will object to this stating that it would be unfair to put this information in the public domain and that for people to see that the correct tax is being paid they will need to know how much people earn....

Well I have news for some It already happens in the lower levels of public service, anyone can go on to A4C web sites and see what each grade earns as a basic and only need to add about 10%, for antisocial hours to be able to work out what a nurse etc earns....Vince 'the Cable is trying to bring in laws which will mean that CEO's wages will be public ..........So why not go the whole hog?
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Re: A catalogue of broken Tory promises – is this the worst UK government ever?

Post by polyglide on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:38 am

I feel everyone is entitled to know how much any employee of the Government earns, along with anyone who is paid by the tax payers by whatever means.

There is no reason why not.

As for tax evoidance, I think we should take Ken Dodd on board as an advisor.
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