Members comment on political parties’ approach to tax policy

BKL tax partner David Whiscombe comments via the UK200Group on the political parties’ approach to tax policy in the run-up to the general election on 7 May.


“They are all to a man bribing us with our own money, of course, which is insulting.  But this gambit is not only insulting but also irresponsible: no-one can know what economic squalls we will have to weather over the next five years and to tie a Chancellor’s hands in this way is foolish. That said, the chances of any party having an overall majority seem slim – so expect every promise made by any of them to be cast aside in the name of realpolitik and coalition negotiation.”


The article is available on the UK200Group website.



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In 2022, Sam won the Taxation’s Rising Star award at the Taxation Awards in and was named in the Accountancy Age 35 Under 35.

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