Category Archives: London

Don’t forget Labour’s gruesome record with the GLA precept

For those of you who have forgotten quite how expensive it was living under Ken Livingstone’s first, two term GLA administration I thought it was worth pulling out some old charts from eight years ago. Back then I did a … Continue reading

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Is Sadiq Khan really so improvident as to have no savings whatsoever?

On Wednesday Labour’s London Mayor hopeful, Sadiq Khan, published what he calls his “Personal Tax Return”. Rather than the actual tax returns it was a ten year spreadsheet produced by his “personal chartered accountant”. See below, click to enlarge. In … Continue reading

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Tessa wants to keep your £20

The Olympic Precept was put in place by Tessa Jowell when she was in charge of the Olympics as the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in the Labour government. It has been costing London council tax payers … Continue reading

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Two Ealingites who are glad to be out of Tower Hamlets today

Today the bent Mayor of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur Rahman, was defenestrated in the High Court. There are two Ealing personalities who will be glad they are well off out of it. One is the Ealing Council Chief Executive, Martin Smith. … Continue reading

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Labour will not spell out the details of the Mansion Tax – because it will be excruciating and it will trickle down

I don’t live in a mansion. I live in an upmarket mid-terrace but given that it is in London the lower threshold of £2 million of Labour’s proposed mansion tax is in sight. It is still a distant sight but … Continue reading

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London housing is too expensive but Labour’s #ToryHousingCrisis nonsense doesn’t help anyone

The great Labour lie machine rumbles on. For the last couple of weeks the London Labour party led by London Mayoral wannabe Sadiq Khan has been going #ToryHousingCrisis crazy. The graphic they are tweeting is utter nonsense. It is based … Continue reading

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