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Effects of new Tax Changes

1.Tax free allowance increase in stages, to reach £10,000, currently £6,500. 2. Employees NIC going up slightly, but not employers NIC 3. CGT – going up from 18% to 40%, but likely to affect non-business assets, like second homes and shares. 4. VAT may go up from 17.5% to 20% or more. Emergency budget will […]

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My first week as councillor

This time last week, I was all tired and drained, but elated at having achieved the objective of becoming a District Councillor.  One week later, I’m here reflecting on the events of the week just gone. It has been extraordinary. On Sunday, I met the other LibDem councillors in the group, and received a warm […]

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The Coalition Agreement

History has been made, and today we witness the start of the coalition between the Conservative party and the Liberal Democrats, to form a strong and stable government for the country. The reason for this coalition, if anyone needed reminding, is the fact that no single party obtained the required majority in the House of […]

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Thank you

. On Friday 7th May 2010, I became the elected  District Councillor for the Caldecote Ward in South Cambridgeshire District Council, under the Liberal Democats banner. The Caldecote Ward comprises the following villages: Caldecote Childerley Kingston Toft I wish to express my sincere thanks to all of you for the trust you have invested in […]

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