Scottish Income tax rate to rise to 50%?
England is governed by a democratically elected body of 650 members from constituencies in England (82%), Scotland (9%), Wales (6%) and Northern Ireland (3%). England has no separate government.
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland each have their own Government body, to oversea their own interests.
Scottish Income Tax Rates
From April 2017, the income tax rates and bands payable by Scottish taxpayers will be those set by the Scottish Parliament. The Scottish rates and bands will then be set annually by the Scottish Parliament.
Changes to UK Income Tax Allowances in 2017
The UK Spring Budget 2017 speech announced the following changes that affect UK Income Tax Allowances…
The new 12-sided £1 Coin is classed as the most secure coin in the world, made with a number of features that make it much more difficult to counterfeit.
This new coin becomes legal tender on 28th March 2017.
Should the UK Guarantee EU Citizen rights to stay in UK even though the EU can’t do so yet.
Sir Edward Leigh said: “It seems to me we might as well acknowledge this fact now whilst reserving the right – if in the extremely unlikely possibility of our EU partners deporting any UK citizens – which they won’t for the same practical reasons – we can change our minds, but let’s at least reassure these people now.”
64,830 EU nationals claiming Unemployment benefits in the UK.
29,095 UK nationals claiming Unemployment benefits in the EU.
Transport for London is entitled to require private hire drivers, which includes Uber drivers, to demonstrate English language compliance.
The United States, the United Kingdom and Germany are the top three countries where people view Immigrants as people that make their country stronger.
U.K.’s decision to leave the EU is a tragedy.
EU had 30 percent of the world’s GDP a few years ago, it is 23 to 25 percent today, and it will fall below the 20 percent level in a few years.
The sponsoring spouse or partner is required to show a minimum gross annual income (or equivalent in cash savings) of £18,600, plus an extra £3,800 for one dependent child and extra £2,400 for each additional child.
At the beginning of 2017, there were 55 ethnic minorities in the House of Lords
These 55 make up 6.8% of the total of 805 House of Lords members.
At the beginning of 2017, there were 42 ethnic minorities in the House of Commons
These 42 make up 6.5% of the total of 650 House of Commons members.
With news reports talking about another Scottish Independence referendum it would be interesting to know how many English would actually support it.
13.5% of previous Leave voters would now vote Remain.
9.3% of previous Remain voters would now vote Leave.
England is divided into Nine different regions with Population Densities varying between 221.95 and 5,199.7 people per sq km, although averaging 406.6 people per sq km.
The London Region in England, encompasses 33 boroughs which are divided into 95 Towns.
There are 13 Boroughs in Inner London and 20 Boroughs in Outer London.
UK Exports Appear to Have Been Rising
£23.2 billion in November 2015
£27.0 billion in November 2016
King Egbert (Ecgberht) (802 – 839) was the 34th great-grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II
King Cnut (Canute) (1016 – 1035) was the husband of the 27th great-grandaunt of Queen Elizabeth II
King William I The Conqueror (1066 – 1087) was the 25th great-grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II
King Henry VIII (1509 – 1547) was the 12th great-granduncle of Queen Elizabeth II
What Happens to Europeans Living in UK after Brexit? Will Europeans be kicked out of UK once the UK leaves the EU? That is to be decided by Europe. If the EU agrees to allow the British in Europe to stay there, then the UK appears to be happy to reciprocate. However, the EU has …