Tories run scared from plans to cut and simplify tax policies

David Cameron may have announced to the Conservative Party conference that he would not fight the next election on the promise of tax cuts, but those who support a policy that was so successful for the Tories during the 1980s have not given up just y

21st October, 2006

Last Thursday, a report by the Independent Tax Reform Commission, a policy body established by George Osborn, the shadow chancellor, and led by the Tory Peer, Lord Forsyth, was accidentally uploaded onto the Conservative Party website and downloaded by the Labour Party before the Tories had a chance to take it down again.

The bungled launch may have only occurred a day before the report’s authors intended, but it’s much easier to present stg£21 billion...

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