This low tax agenda is catching on. Further to Denis MacShane’s remarkable article in the Telegraph last week, there was a BBC World Service discussion on Politics UK between Mark Wallace of the Taxpayers' Alliance and Gisela Stuart at the end of last week (aired over the weekend) in which she effectively says Government does too much, centralised control is ineffective and wasteful and that powers should be returned to the individual. It’s an encouraging follow up to the MacShane piece, and a sign that some in the Labour party are moving pretty fundamentally - either out of principle or electoral necessity.
Listen to it HERE. (11 minutes 40 seconds in)