Mike Hedges MS advocates a reexamination of the UK taxation system, and outlines some proposals for reforming it.
These Isles is an essay by Glyndwr Cennydd Jones, presented in four weekly parts on Click, subtitled Mapping the Union, Plotting a Course to Confederal Federalism, Navigating Fiscal Decentralisation and Charting a Constitution. This is part three.
Eurfyl ap Gwilym and Gerry Holtham reflect on the outlook for public services in Wales
Rhys ap Gwilym makes the case for the Welsh Government to prioritise utilising Land Value Tax
What’s the principle at stake that demands a direct endorsement by voters of powers over income tax? IWA Director Lee Waters asks.
Gerry Holtham says the form of income tax proposed by the UK Government to is unlikely to be usable
Jess Blair and Lee Waters argue that the full response to the Silk Commission by the UK Government is a double edge sword.
Owen Smith says to accept income tax powers without re-examining the Barnett formula would lock in under-funding
Alan Trench says it’s easier to make sense of the politics of Whitehall’s take on the Silk tax recommendations than the economics