Following Labour’s recent general election (GE) policy announcement that they would raise tax exclusively on people who earn over £80k a year, the BBC has, once again, reacted to discredit this very popular policy proposal, getting “tax expert” advice from highly paid elitist professionals making well over the £80,000 threshold.
As has become standard practice at this point, the Beeb wheeled out this “tax expert” from the neoliberal, corporately funded IFS “think tank” to offer his expert “impartial” advice on Labour’s high-wealth tax policy during a recent BBC News interview.
Both the BBC interviewer and the Director of the IFS, are part of the elite ultra-wealthy group that Labour is seeking to tax — that 5% of the population.
How these two men, both working inside elites institutions on wages above the £80,000 threshold, feel about Labour’s tax rise on elites should be no surprise — the last thing we…
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