Tories must end this fetish for piling new taxes on consumers — like the 25p ‘latte levy’ and the double charge on plastic bags

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ENOUGH is enough. The Tories must end this fetish for piling new taxes on consumers.

Why double the 5p charge on plastic bags? It has already brought about a massive decline in usage. Great. Leave it at that. Why load yet more cost and inconvenience on shoppers?

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Why burden us all with a tax on disposable coffee cups when shops already offer discounts?[/caption]

Likewise the proposed 25p “latte levy” on disposable coffee cups. Retailers already offer discounts for supplying your own — they can afford to from their monstrous profits. Why burden us all with some new tax for good measure?

Only a tiny percentage of the plastic fouling our oceans comes from Britain. Most is from rivers in Asia and Africa.

The Government claims these new taxes have public support. Let’s see if that holds when the already exorbitant cost of a takeaway coffee soars yet higher.

The party of the infamous sugar tax is obsessed with bullying voters, making our lives harder and adding to our bills.

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The party of the infamous sugar tax is obsessed with bullying voters, adding to our bills[/caption]

It’s a bad look for Tories.

Racist Corbyn

CORBYN’S defenders are out of excuses. This wretched man is racist against Jews and that’s that.

His denouncement of British “Zionists”, that sneaky euphemism, is brazenly anti-Semitic. No wonder the ex-heads of the Ku Klux Klan and BNP back him — they can spot a fellow traveller.

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Corbyn defined most British Jews as alien – no wonder the ex-heads of the Ku Klux Klan and BNP back him[/caption]

Corbyn defined most British Jews as alien, not truly English, because they disagree with him on Palestine. They needed to be taught lessons, he said.

Who can blame Jews now looking to emigrate in fear of this man who vilifies them behind his “kinder, gentler” mask?

He was a no-mark in 2013. Now he could become Prime Minister. Which would put actual State power behind the racism of him and his toxic cult. As well as, let’s not forget, inflicting on us the same suicidal economic experiment which brought starvation to Venezuela.

Some still pretend Corbyn champions peace. It’s a transparent lie. He wanted “peace” in Northern Ireland only via an IRA victory. He wants peace in the Middle East only through Israel’s defeat.

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And let’s not forget – he would turn Britain into socialist dystopian state Venezuela if he gets the keys to No 10[/caption]

Labour’s “moderates” are busy issuing their tiresome condemnations of him.

Spare us. You’re his enablers.

Glass half Phil

THE Government doesn’t need another angry Remainer rebel on its back benches.

So the calls to fire Philip Hammond over his disgraceful undermining of the Brexit Secretary are short-sighted.

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Defeatist Chancellor Philip Hammond has shown none of the energy, optimism or vision that job needs as we leave the EU[/caption]

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But calls to fire Philip Hammond over his disgraceful undermining of Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab are short-sighted[/caption]


But this Chancellor has shown none of the energy, optimism or vision that job needs as we leave the EU. He has been engulfed by Treasury defeatism.

Other Cabinet figures know that post-Brexit we will have the economic tools to thrive. If Mr Hammond wants to show he understands that too, and keep his job after next March, he should draw up a tax-cutting Budget now.

Not just moan that the sky is falling in.