By introducing a mansion tax based on the last sale price of a property, rather than the current market value, the tax would hit only those who could afford to pay it, writes Tom Copley.
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New polling shows overwhelming support among the public for a mansion tax, with voters from all three main parties backing the measure by a significant majority.
Left Foot Forward’s James Bloodworth takes on John O’Connell of the TaxPayer’s Alliance over the mansions tax.
Comment: Macmillan never quite broke with small ‘c’ conservatism – One Nation Labour must be more dynamic
TweetRichard Carr is a research fellow at the Labour History Research Unit As Ed Miliband’s ‘Mansion Tax’ speech proves, for perhaps the first time Harold Macmillan is in fashion right now. At first glance this is odd – in the 1950s and 1960s he was viewed as a stuffy, Edwardian figure ill-suited to the modern […]
Blogger Salman Shaheen welcomes Labour’s pledge to bring back the 10p tax rate paid for by a mansion tax on properties worth more than £2million.
Left Foot Forward sets out five reasons progressives should support Ed Miliband’s proposed ‘mansion tax’.
Alex Hern looks at Nick Boles’s claims the Conservatives have lurched to the right, and his policy prescriptions to solve it.