BLOOMBERG: U.K. Tax Rebellion Reminds May Brexit Allies Remain a Threat

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“If they get this stroppy about a minor increase in tax for self-employed people, imagine how stroppy they’re going to get when Angela Merkel demands something significant in the Brexit negotiations,” said Rob Ford, professor of politics at Manchester University. “The only reason they’ve been behaving is that up till now she’s given them essentially everything they want.”

Period9 Mar 2017

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  • TitleU.K. Tax Rebellion Reminds May Brexit Allies Remain a Threat
    Media name/outletBloomberg
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date9/03/17
    Description“If they get this stroppy about a minor increase in tax for self-employed people, imagine how stroppy they’re going to get when Angela Merkel demands something significant in the Brexit negotiations,” said Rob Ford, professor of politics at Manchester University. “The only reason they’ve been behaving is that up till now she’s given them essentially everything they want.”
    URLhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-09/u-k-tax-rebellion-reminds-may-her-brexit-allies-remain-a-threat
    PersonsRobert Ford

Keywords

  • politics
  • Brexit
  • tax