Treasury Kills Boris Johnson’s £15 Billion Plan To Build The World’s Stupidest Tunnel

Boris Johnson’s £15 billion dream of building the world’s most ridiculous tunnel between Scotland and Northern Ireland looks to have been killed off by the Treasury. Government officials have admitted the grand project mocked by Tory MPs and numerous experts, is dead, at least for now after fraught discussions with Rishi Sunak ahead of theContinue reading “Treasury Kills Boris Johnson’s £15 Billion Plan To Build The World’s Stupidest Tunnel”

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Tax Plan For Sweet And Salty Snacks

A snack tax on sugary and salty food will be recommended by Boris Johnson’s food tsar. According to sources, restaurateur Henry Dimbleby will put forward the proposals as part of a National Food Strategy aimed at improving the nation’s well-being. The Government commissioned review is expected to include plans to expand the current sugar taxContinue reading “Tax Plan For Sweet And Salty Snacks”

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Tax Cigarette Giants To Stub Out Littering

Even as many smokers kick the habit, cigarette stubs remain the most prevalent form of litter blighting in our towns and countryside. The scourge is so extensive that the bill for cleaning up the mess is precisely calculated at around £40 million a year. With the burden of that cost falling mainly on already strainedContinue reading “Tax Cigarette Giants To Stub Out Littering”

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Boris Johnson Plans To Raise Chewing Gum Tax

A new tax on chewing gum is set to be introduced to help meet the cost of cleaning Britain’s streets. Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes to raise more than £100 million from the new scheme which will target gum manufacturers. About 300,000 pieces of discarded chewing gum can be found on Oxford Street, London atContinue reading “Boris Johnson Plans To Raise Chewing Gum Tax”

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We’re all in this Together!

David Cameron stated, “It was time to pull together,” in conjunction with his Conservative catchphrase of, “We’re all in this together”. Well, I can’t see much togetherness going on at the moment when Iain Duncan Smith’s department hands out gratuities of £44 million while reducing benefits for the vulnerable.  What David Cameron in fact indicatedContinue reading “We’re all in this Together!”

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STUNT POLICY

The benefit cap is being presented across the nation, apparently reinstalling fairness to the welfare state, but of course it’s not in fact about rebuilding fairness to the welfare state, it’s about designing a cosmetic idea of it being a fair bureaucracy. The benefit cap presently binds the total sum of money obtainable to social securityContinue reading “STUNT POLICY”

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