Should there be cash handouts for millennials?
“Be kind to your kids, they choose your nursing home”. It’s this sentiment that best sums up some new ideas being touted today aimed at bridging Britain’s yawning inter-generational wealth gap. As millennials stuggle with high housing costs, less job security and lower pay, older peopIe often hang on to substantial sums of accumulated wealth.…
Torsten Bell on inter-generational fairness: ‘Consensus building that something needs to be done’
Torsten Bell, director of the Resolution Foundation, and Conservative MP Neil O’Brien discuss inter-generational fairness. They were in charge of policy for Ed Miliband and George Osborne prior to the 2015 elections.
Would £1m inheritance tax threshold give £200,000 to the richest?
Will the Conservative policy on inheritance tax only benefit 3,000 millionaires? FactCheck finds out.
Conservative Manifesto 2010: inheritance tax, crime & unemployment
FactCheck checks it out FactCheck thought we had a hard day yesterday working on the Labour Manifesto but when 120 pages of the Conservative manifesto dropped in our inboxes we stopped what we were doing and got to work. The analysis “And we will raise the inheritance tax threshold to £1m to help millions of people who…