Today’s top stories from and about the CPS as well as some of the top content from the wider political web.
- Today the CPS released a report into the proposed ‘Mansion Tax’ by Lucian Cook of Savills – Taxing Mansions: the taxation of high value residential property
- Director Tim Knox has written for Conservative Home on the report – A mansion tax is unfair, unconservative and wouldn’t raise much money
- Ryan Bourne highlighted some key questions for mansion tax advocates to consider, sent in by one of our readers – Questions for Mansion Tax supporters
Mansion Tax coverage:
- Mansion tax would lose more money than it would generate, think tank report says – The Telegraph
- Mansion tax would raise ‘only £1bn’ – The Times
- Taxing homes more isn’t the answer – Allister Heath, City AM
- As well as Daily Express, Daily Mail, Yorkshire Post, Sky News and Money Marketing.
- The Spectator published an article on UK drug policy and cited CPS research – Bad habits
(Read the 2009 report ‘The Phoney War on Drugs’)
- On Friday evening, Kathy Gyngell blogged for the Daily Mail’s Right Minds section – Our children are told to ‘partition’ then ‘chunk’ – no wonder they can’t add up
A selection of good reads seen online today by the CPS team.
- Cameron stands firm on alcohol price move – Financial Times, £
- The Tory masterplan to win 36 seats from Labour and 14 from the Liberal Democrats – Tim Montgomerie, Conservative Home
- More people would rather David Miliband ran Britain than brother Ed – Metro
- Vladimir Putin victory ‘a decisive result’ says No 10 – The Independent
- Ken Livingstone v Boris Johnson: the February truth audit – Andrew Gilligan, The Telegraph
- Is the new European Union video racist? – Katy D, Blottr
- Why Santorum Can’t Pull Libertarian Voters: Because He Thinks Like a Liberal and Wants to Legislate Morality – Reason
- The Vetting, Part I: Barack’s Love Song to Alinsky – Andrew Breitbart’s final column, breitbart.com
- Carlos Slim, Mexican telecommunications tycoon, is world’s richest man – New York Daily News
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Date Added: Monday 5th March 2012