George Osborne announced a clampdown on rich shareholders in his 2015 Budget – but made the “balls-up” of revealing it in advance
One hundred “very wealthy” tycoons avoided £1million EACH in tax thanks to a bungled shake-up that cost the revenue nearly £1billion.
George Osborne announced a clampdown on rich shareholders in his 2015 Budget.
But he made the “balls-up” of revealing his 7.5% dividend tax hike nine months in advance.
How self-employed backlash could decimate the Tory majority at a future election
The Conservatives’ majority could be decimated in the next General Election if faced with a backlash from self-employed voters.
There are 11 Tory seats at risk of being lost to other parties due to the high proportion of self-employed people living there – enough to rob the party of their majority in Parliament.