Politics

Taxing Credulity

HIP writer ‘Granma’ argues UK tax havens and avoidance schemes are barely legal, completely unfair and impoverish us all  J. Paul Getty’s formula for success was, “Rise early, work hard, strike oil”. The modern equivalent might be, “Find a niche…
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Politics

Paying NOT to vote

Paul Hunt reports from Australia where electors face a stiff fine if they fail to turn out. HIP readers of a certain age may remember the character nicknamed Toadie in the Australian soap opera Neighbours. His home town was Colac…
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Boxing Day humbug

HIP Correspondent ‘Granma’ rather doubts if Hastings’ High Streets are likely to benefit from a new Government Fund Over Christmas the big news item after Brexit was sales, or rather the lack of them. Shops have been slashing prices up…
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Politics

A Fairer Asylum Policy

Hastings Community of Sanctuary goes to Parliament. By Felicity Laurence, Chair, Hastings Community of Sanctuary In November the annual event “Sanctuary in Parliament” was hosted by the national City of Sanctuary movement, of which Hastings Community of Sanctuary is now…
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