Daily Archives: August 31, 2011

Extra drinks tax: The Lib-Dems just don’t get it

According to recent news reports, the Lib-Dems are proposing a new “per-drink surcharge” in pubs, to provide additional revenue to help local councils deal with “the extra costs of binge drinking” — street cleaning, policing and so on.  I recently … Continue reading

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66% of Tories would vote to leave the EU

A new YouGov poll shows a clear majority of voters in favour of leaving the EU: 52% want to leave, against only 30% who want to stay in.  Amongst Conservative voters, that ratio rises to 66 against 22 — a … Continue reading

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