Nestlé shifts production to Poland – Cable blames government

Liberal Democrat former Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable has criticised the government after Nestlé axed 300 jobs and moved production of a chocolate bar to Poland. York and Newcastle will be particularly badly hit. Vince Cable said: “When I was Business Secretary companies like Nestlé exported...

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May on tax threshold - Kramer responds

After Theresa May’s remarks on the personal tax allowance Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor, Susan Kramer said: “Again Theresa May is adopting Lib Dem policies in a desperate bid to ditch her nasty party image. “It was the Liberal Democrats who raised the personal tax allowance. It was our numbe...

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Lib Dems: Tax avoidance clampdown dropped from Finance Bill

The government has agreed to drop key measures to tackle tax avoidance from the Finance Bill following a deal with the opposition. These include tougher penalties for tax evasion, changes to prevent people avoiding inheritance tax through offshore trusts and the axing of permanent non-dom status....

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