Chancellor uses University of Chester expertise in budget decisions

Warrington Guardian: Chancellor George Osborne Chancellor George Osborne

RESEARCH by a senior lecturer in advertising at the University of Chester has been used by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to make decisions on the budget.

Dr Chris Hart’s report - The British Historic Vehicle Movement: A £4 Billion Hobby - was cited in a policy paper by George Osborne to support the use of classic vehicles in the UK.

The Government recently announced the introduction of a rolling 40 year exemption of vehicle excise duty on classic vehicles.

Dr Hart said: “Historic vehicles give so much pleasure to so many people of all ages that it is heartening to see the Chancellor recognise this and also, importantly, how much economic activity is generated by the interest.

“This continuing exemption means more people will be able to enjoy the ownership and use of our engineering and design heritage.”

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12:20pm Wed 2 Apr 14

Karlar says...

This snippet of academic input must have made a significant difference to a budget that still leaves us with a staggering rate of annual interest for our national debt. I'm sure all those who will be directly affected by the Osborne initiated cuts, many as yet still to be applied, will be heartened by it.
This snippet of academic input must have made a significant difference to a budget that still leaves us with a staggering rate of annual interest for our national debt. I'm sure all those who will be directly affected by the Osborne initiated cuts, many as yet still to be applied, will be heartened by it. Karlar
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4:46pm Wed 2 Apr 14

PageA says...

Karlar wrote:
This snippet of academic input must have made a significant difference to a budget that still leaves us with a staggering rate of annual interest for our national debt. I'm sure all those who will be directly affected by the Osborne initiated cuts, many as yet still to be applied, will be heartened by it.
Which is worse for you...staggering rate of annual interest or people directly affected by cuts?
[quote][p][bold]Karlar[/bold] wrote: This snippet of academic input must have made a significant difference to a budget that still leaves us with a staggering rate of annual interest for our national debt. I'm sure all those who will be directly affected by the Osborne initiated cuts, many as yet still to be applied, will be heartened by it.[/p][/quote]Which is worse for you...staggering rate of annual interest or people directly affected by cuts? PageA
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6:29pm Wed 2 Apr 14

Karlar says...

PageA wrote:
Karlar wrote:
This snippet of academic input must have made a significant difference to a budget that still leaves us with a staggering rate of annual interest for our national debt. I'm sure all those who will be directly affected by the Osborne initiated cuts, many as yet still to be applied, will be heartened by it.
Which is worse for you...staggering rate of annual interest or people directly affected by cuts?
The latter.
[quote][p][bold]PageA[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Karlar[/bold] wrote: This snippet of academic input must have made a significant difference to a budget that still leaves us with a staggering rate of annual interest for our national debt. I'm sure all those who will be directly affected by the Osborne initiated cuts, many as yet still to be applied, will be heartened by it.[/p][/quote]Which is worse for you...staggering rate of annual interest or people directly affected by cuts?[/p][/quote]The latter. Karlar
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7:35am Thu 3 Apr 14

Nick Tessla says...

“This continuing exemption means more people will be able to enjoy the ownership and use of our engineering and design heritage.”

Where did I leave the Trabant's keys ?
“This continuing exemption means more people will be able to enjoy the ownership and use of our engineering and design heritage.” Where did I leave the Trabant's keys ? Nick Tessla
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