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Strong case for stamp-duty reform

Whatever about the economic arguments, there can be no doubt that Michael McDowell scored a political hit by focusing on stamp duty.

23rd September, 2006

Whatever about the economic arguments, there can be no doubt that Michael McDowell scored a political hit by focusing on stamp duty. The PD party leader was vague about what exactly the party is proposing - probably deliberately so - but managed to get across the message that his party saw the tax as unfair. In doing so he achieved two things, first appealing to the group of voters who are directly affected by the...

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