George Osborne’s “Poll Tax Moment” Just Destroyed His Chance Of Being PM

In what’s now being described as his ‘poll tax moment’, George Osborne’s catastrophic defeat in the Lords (again) of his flagship welfare policy leaves many questioning whether he has damaged beyond hope all the aspirations he had to reaching the top job and walking into 10 Downing Street one day. Undoubtedly, the tax credit reform (or should we just call […]

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Government Defeated In The Lords Over Tax Credits

The Government tonight has suffered a humiliating defeat of its flagship welfare reform policy as peers voted by 289 votes to 272 to delay tax credit changes until a full review and financial alternatives can be set up for the millions of tax credit claimants that were due to lose up to 10% of their income overnight in April 2016. […]

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David ‘The Bully’ Cameron & The Tax Credit Constitutional Crisis

Tax credits are big news still and it could all be about to come to head tonight. ┬áThe Lords have the Tax Credits bill in front of them, as well as potentially up to four motions to vote on regarding the bill proposed by Labour, Lib Dem and Cross-bench lords – the most challenging of which is the Lib Dem […]

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