Search results for ‘National insurance’

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  • 8 Apr 2010

    The top businessmen that the Tories keep quoting when they cite the national insurance cut may not be aware of the 38,000 jobs that will go under tory plans. FactCheck fills them in.

  • 7 Apr 2010

    Tory culture spokesman, Jeremy Hunt, says the proposed rise in National Insurance will cost “hundreds of thousands of jobs” – but is he right?

  • 6 Apr 2010

    The Conservative Party claims it can pay for all cancer drugs on the NHS from the money it “saves” by not implementing the National Insurance rise.

  • 29 Mar 2010

    Osborne puts clear blue water between the parties

    Shadow chancellor George Osborne’s announcement that he will reverse Labour’s planned rise in national insurance puts clear blue water between the main parites, blogs Faisal Islam.

  • 3 Aug 2018

    Amazon is on course to become one of the first companies to reach $1 trillion market capitalisation, and CEO Jeff Bezos was declared the richest man in modern history by Forbes last month. So why does it pay so little tax?

  • 27 Mar 2018

    Theresa May on NHS and Customs Union

    An interesting session from Theresa May at the Liaison Committee this afternoon. Now that’s not a sentence you see very often. Mrs May said there will be additional spending coming for the NHS and you won’t have to wait until the end of the Spending Review next year to hear about it. Mrs May wasn’t asked…

  • 21 Nov 2017

    North Korea has obtained the money, knowledge and materials to build nuclear missiles which – it claims – can reach American soil. But it would be in this position without help from the outside world. FactCheck follows North Korea’s nuclear trail, from the Soviet Union to South London.

  • 23 Jun 2017

    What do we know about EU migrants living in the UK?

  • 19 May 2017

    Behind the rhetoric, is there any real difference in what the three parties offer voters?

  • 10 May 2017

    The core school budget may be protected, but student numbers and costs are rising. In real terms, that means schools are facing the biggest funding cuts since the 1990s.

  • 22 Apr 2017

    Having already ruled out cutting the UK aid budget Theresa May refused to repeat her party’s 2015 manifesto promise not to put up income tax, VAT or national insurance. Labour have already claimed the Conservatives are planning a “tax bombshell” if they are returned to power, but Jeremy Corbyn also refused to rule out tax…

  • 15 Mar 2017

    Just a week after his very first budget, an embarrassing U-turn by the Chancellor, as he dropped plans to increase national insurance for the self employed. Philip Hammond had been facing an outcry over the tax hike, including from many Tory MPs who accused him of breaking a manifesto pledge.

  • 9 Mar 2017

    The Institute of Fiscal Studies comes out in support of the plan to raise national insurance contributions for some self-employed workers. It said the government HAD broken its manifesto pledge, but had been foolish ever to promise not to raise the tax in the first place. Helia Ebrahimi reports.

  • 8 Mar 2017

    There was mixed news for businesses from the Chancellor, with help for some small firms struggling with higher bills from the reform of business rates, but a sizeable tax hit from a cut in dividend tax reliefs for shareholders and directors and higher national insurance contributions for many self-employed workers.

  • 8 Mar 2017

    The Tories break their election promise by raising national insurance for the self-employed amid warnings of no end to austerity until after 2025.