Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

Donate to Steves 2016 local election campaign fund

by Steve Middleton on 5 February, 2016

Make a donation to Steve Middleton’s local election fund and help elect another Liberal Democrat onto Bury Council in 2016. In order to fund my 2016 local election campaign, I am now accepting donations by Direct Debit. Click here to donate £5 a month to my 2016 local election campaign Click here to donate £10 […]

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You’re on your own

by Steve Middleton on 11 July, 2015

Anyone interested in the details of the summer budget can find some useful briefings and information here: BBC Local Government Association Liberal Democrats As a Liberal Democrat, this is obviously a difficult day. Our party spent five years preventing the Conservatives from implementing policies that we felt were unfair, as well as introducing distinctive Lib […]

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How will Election 2015 affect the stock market?

by Steve Middleton on 29 December, 2014

This is an interesting article detailing how the last 6 general elections have affected the UK stock market. In 5 out of the last 6, the market has increased.   The article is reproduced here in an easier to read PDF format.

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The Liberal Democrats Work for the Less Well Off

by Steve Middleton on 1 May, 2012

People are struggling to cope with rising food, fuel and mortgage bills and the politicians in Government fighting their corner are the Liberal Democrats. It’s largely thanks to them that there have been a some tax policies to help low and middle income earners who need as much help as they can get at the […]

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Budget 2012: For the many, not the few

by Steve Middleton on 21 March, 2012

A £3.5bn tax cut for working people Biggest single ever uplift in the tax threshold 21 million working people getting an extra £220 tax cut Tycoon Tax raises FIVE times as much from the super-rich The Liberal Democrats have ensured this is a budget for the millions not for the millionaires, delivering a £3.5billion tax […]

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