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Clegg pushes for "tycoon tax"

British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, looking for ways to show he’s extracting a price for being part of David Cameron’s coalition government, said he’ll push for a “tycoon tax” on high earners.

12th March, 2012
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British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg.

British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, looking for ways to show his Liberal Democrat party that he’s extracting a price for being part of David Cameron’s coalition government, said he’ll push for a “tycoon tax” on high earners, according to a report on Bloomberg.

Clegg addressed his party’s spring conference yesterday in Gateshead, northeast England, hours after delegates voted against a call to support the Conservative-led government’s...

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