Conservatives for hire: cashing in on Brexit

Conservatives for hire: cashing in on Brexit

Andrew Lansley, Peter Lilley and Andrew Mitchell Three former Conservative Cabinet ministers have been secretly filmed and exposed trying to sell information on Britain’s exit from the European Union. The former cabinet ministers have denied any wrongdoing despite...
Italy’s doomed flat tax plans

Italy’s doomed flat tax plans

In its 2017 budget, Italy’s centre-left government enacted a new flat tax for Italian first-time residents. The flat tax amounts to euro 100,000 regardless of the amount of taxable income. If elected into power at next year’s general election, the centre-right...
The Crime of Voting

The Crime of Voting

Cries of shame on EU neutrality are unfounded While I was in Spain last week the Flemish nationalist politician and deputy prime minister of Belgium, Jan Jambon, along with the former Belgian prime minister, Elio Di Rupo, condemned Spain for its handling of the...