Efforts To Axe Taxpayer-Funded Free Lateral Flow Tests

The Treasury and No 10 Downing Street are reportedly torn on when to end mass free COVID testing, with some senior ministers concerned over its continuing cost. According to a newspaper outlet, talks are being held in the Government to scale back the initiative that enables everyone to get a free lateral flow test, andContinue reading “Efforts To Axe Taxpayer-Funded Free Lateral Flow Tests”

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Now Working Pensioners Face Paying National Insurance

Working pensioners could now be charged National Insurance for the first time to help fix the social care crisis, and Treasury officials are considering the case for extending the National Insurance system beyond the state pension age of 66 where it currently stops. Insiders said the move would raise comparatively modest sums but would haveContinue reading “Now Working Pensioners Face Paying National Insurance”

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Could Motorists Be Taxed For Every Mile They Drive?

Downing Street has opened the door to charging motorists for every mile that they drive, saying the tax system must keep pace with the switch to electric vehicles. It came after Tony Blair’s think tank warned that billions of pounds of new taxes would be required to fill the possible shortfall created by moving awayContinue reading “Could Motorists Be Taxed For Every Mile They Drive?”

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