Philip Booth

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Name: Philip Booth
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Stroud Green political powerhouse marries in simple ceremony

John Marjoram and Laura RidolfiComments (0)POLITICAL powerhouse John Marjoram has married his long-term partner in a simple ceremony.The Green district councillor and former Stroud town mayor tied the knot with Laura Ridolfi at a blessing at the Friends ... [Published The Citizen Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

As new rules are announced to cap the cost of payday loans, will this be counterproductive?

YES Philip Booth Not long ago, a Labour government produced convincing research showing that the regulation of payday loans could be damaging. Many people need a payday loan quickly and for a well-defined purpose: they will not be damaged by the proposed ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 16 2014]
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First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Philip Booth on Thomas Piketty, by Scott Sumner

I recently did a post where I expressed skepticism about this claim by Thomas Piketty: In my view, there is absolutely no doubt that the increase of inequality in United States contributed to the nation's financial instability. The reason is simple: ... [Published EconLog - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ageing population putting pressure on public spending – OBR

Tax increases or further spending cuts will be needed in the future to help meet the costs of the UK’s ageing population, the financial watchdog has warned.Projections from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) have revealed that population ageing ... [Published Public Sector Executive - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

OBR WARNING ON AGEING POPULATION

By Press AssociationPublished: 17:33 EST, 10 July 2014 | Updated: 17:33 EST, 10 July 2014A fresh wave of tax hikes or spending cuts will be needed to meeting the growing cost of Britain's ageing population, the financial watchdog has warned.The next ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Potential UK Referendum to Withdraw From EU Has Industry Watchers Weighing London Market Impact

The appointment of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission could force the hand of British Prime Minister David Cameron to follow through on threats to hold a referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union. The potential ... [Published Individual.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Has capitalism morphed into fascism in recent years?

At a conservative guess, there are some 100 or more major government regulators working on behalf of the government which have no real responsibilities and whose numbers are increasing all the time.So it is not surprising that in 2010 Philip Booth and ... [Published Real Business - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pension reform radicalism welcomed

Published on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 11:05 Written by Philip BoothThe coalition government has lacked a radical edge. Indeed, in the significant areas of labour market regulation and financial regulation, the moves have tended to be in the direction ... [Published Govtoday - Jun 18 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 2 reports

Gary Becker's Unlibertarian Immigration Policy Would Be an Improvement on the Status Quo

Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Gordon Hyde/wikimedia The Nobel Prize-winningeconomist Gary Becker died over the weekend. Becker wrote on arange of topics, but one of my first introductions to his work washis 2010 Institute of Economic Affairs Hayek Memorial Lecture ... [Published REASON Online - May 05 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

VAT Will Have to Double if Spending is Not Cut Says IEA

The UK government would have to more than double the rate of VAT or else cut expenditures on health and welfare by over 50% immediately and permanently to get its long-term debts under control, a leading think-tank has said. The Institute of Economic ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 13 2014]

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"I think if a referendum would be held, a vote to leave is probably less likely than a vote to stay," said Booth. "but the probability is not small that if there were a referendum we would vote to leave. i think we're talking about odds of 60/40 rather than 90/10."

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Stroud Green political powerhouse marries in si... [Published The Citizen Online - Jul 21 2014]
As new rules are announced to cap the cost of p... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 16 2014]
Philip Booth on Thomas Piketty, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Jul 14 2014]
Ageing population putting pressure on public sp... [Published Public Sector Executive - Jul 11 2014]
OBR WARNING ON AGEING POPULATION [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 10 2014]
IEA: Radical reforms to healthcare and pensions... [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 10 2014]
Potential UK Referendum to Withdraw From EU Has... [Published Individual.com - Jun 27 2014]
Has capitalism morphed into fascism in recent y... [Published Real Business - Jun 18 2014]
Pension reform radicalism welcomed [Published Govtoday - Jun 18 2014]
Gary Becker's Unlibertarian Immigration Policy ... [Published REASON Online - May 05 2014]
Gary Becker's Unlibertarian Immigration Policy ... [Published Hit & Run - May 05 2014]
VAT Will Have to Double if Spending is Not Cut ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 13 2014]
Call to raise state pension age to 68 within ne... [Published Telegraph - Jan 09 2014]
Money can indeed buy you happiness [Published Topnews.in - Jan 16 2012]
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Philip Booth on Thomas Piketty, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Jul 14 2014]
I recently did a post where I expressed skepticism about this claim by Thomas Piketty: In my view, there is absolutely no doubt that the increase of inequality in United States contributed to the nation's financial instability. The reason is simple: ...
Gary Becker's Unlibertarian Immigration Policy ... [Published Hit & Run - May 05 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="206" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_05/tijuana-and-san-diegocredit-sg.jpg?h=206&w=300" title="Tijuana and San Diego|||Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Gordon Hyde/wikimedia" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;The ...
VAT Will Have to Double if Spending is Not Cut ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 13 2014]
The UK government would have to more than double the rate of VAT or else cut expenditures on health and welfare by over 50% immediately and permanently to get its long-term debts under control, a leading think-tank has said. The Institute of Economic ...
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