Alistair Darling is set to announce a raft of higher green taxes.
The paper quotes a draft of Darling’s speech, which will say: ‘Sustainability
will be at the heart of the next Budget. This is not an optional extra. It is
essential for all our futures.’
‘We cannot let short-term costs stop us acting now. And as Chancellor, we
will not have a Treasury that only sees the cost of acting, but a Treasury that
sees the cost in not acting.’
The government is to set up a parallel currency and budget for carbon, the
‘We must live within our new carbon budgets for the health of the wider
world; and play our role in avoiding the threat of catastrophic climate change,’
Darling is set to say.
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The firm says that the U-turn 'does not alter the need for a fundamental review of the way we tax work' and that the current tax system is in need of reform
Legislation on the NICs changes to be brought forward in the autumn following publication of 'the full effects of the changes to Class 2 and Class 4' in the summer