UK Budget 2010 with Reuters
Have your say on Reuters about what the budget means to you
With an election looming surelt the labour government will attempt to win over sone disillusioned middle classes with an increase to the stamp duty thresholds. The level of £500,000 attracting 4% is limiting the amount of votes they will get from this sector. In line with inflation a rise is due and now is the time to play fair. Most other taxes rise with inflation so why not this one? It was set at 1% under the conservatives.
YANGON A Reuters reporter on trial in Myanmar said the police questioning after he and a colleague were arrested in December centered on their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, not on secret state documents they are accused of obtaining.