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    Metro mayors: the all-male club presiding over boards that are just 4% female

Metro mayors: the all-male club presiding over boards that are just 4% female

The six new metro mayors are all male. This might be less of a problem, writes Chris Game, if the Combined Authority boards they led were not overwhelmingly male too. Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has tried to create a more balanced gender split, but attempts to do so elsewhere have met with resistance.
 To some, Combined Authorities (CAs), are British […]

October 7th, 2017|Chris Game, Featured|0 Comments|

Land Value (or Garden) Tax – more Adam Smith than Marx

Chris Game explains that the principle of land value tax – a tax which Labour has wrongly been accused of planning to impose as a “Marxist tax grab” – was one supported by Adam Smith and David Ricardo, hardly proto-Marxists.

 

Some of the consequences of Theresa May delaying until mid-April her U-turn on holding a General Election will undoubtedly be reflected […]