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Brits with unpaid bills to be banned from going on holiday

Brits with unpaid bills to be banned from going on holiday

Police will be exercising tighter controls over those with unpaid bills attempting to travel overseas, it has been revealed. New legislation and tighter border controls are currently being used to identify those with outstanding TV license fees and council tax bills when they get to the airport. Its remit could also be extended to other debts. The UK Government’s E-Borders[Read More…]

New charge introduced for motorists using the M25

New charge introduced for motorists using the M25

The last month the company responsible for the Dartford Tunnel and Bridge has recently introduced a pre-pay as you go. It is a good idea in theory. However, the thousands of motorists that are unaware of this new regime could end up being fined. It is especially disconcerting for tourists travelling North as it is likely to cause confusion and[Read More…]

The secret origins of Christmas

The secret origins of Christmas

Christmas is something that means a lot of different things for different people. For many, particularly those in the West, it is just a way of chilling out with friends and family, opening presents, getting drunk and having a good time. Others see it as a time of spiritual or religious worship, whereas some see it as a pagan festival[Read More…]

Brits could pay 10% tax on assets under new proposal

Brits could pay 10% tax on assets under new proposal

The IMF world bank is proposing a ten per cent wealth tax on all households in the UK and the rest of the Eurozone. What this would mean is men and women having to pay a levy on the total value of their accumulated assets, including their properties, cash, bank deposits, money funds, and savings in insurance and pension plans.[Read More…]

The question of how money is created will be debated in parliament for the first time in 170 years

MPs to debate the banking system in parliament for the first time in 170 years!

This week, one of the most important debates in the 21st century is set to take place in parliament. Campaigners from Positive Money have been successful in persuading MPs to bring the question of how money is created, what usury is, and information about the fiat system into mainstream public debate. The discussion will be entitled ‘Money Creation and society[Read More…]