government is a coalition between the Conservative Party and the Liberal
Democrats, a small minor party with enough seats in Parliament to give the
coalition a majority. The Lib Dems
joined the coalition in order to get a few crumbs on their agenda. So far they have nothing. Britain
In the latest policy announcement the Conservatives have rejected a tax on very expensive housing and instead will cut domestic spending that benefits low income
Britains in order to reduce the
David Cameron and George Osborne have dismissed Liberal Democrat calls for a mansion tax or other wealth levies, although they both insisted that the rich will be expected to make a contribution towards the public finances.
But yes, they say they will require some contribution from the very wealthy. What is it? Well taking a page from the Mitt Romney book of politics they won’t say, probably will never say and just expect the issue to go away.
As for the Lib Dem party, their poll numbers have plummeted and sometime in the future they are probably the thing that is going to go away.