Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Tag: DUP

Church intervenes over Treasury’s ‘fake’ Triennial U turn

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Christian groups are set to lobby government after rumours that its FOBT Triennial review has been excommunicated. Divine intervention, it seems, is being summoned, alongside the DUP whose influence on the government may well be more effective.   Days after assertions that Philip Hammond may scrap the government's Triennial plans to lower the maximum stakes on FOBTs, the chancellor faces pressure...

Tourism VAT review set for Northern Ireland

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With its southern neighbour enjoying a tourism VAT rate of nine percent, the DUP has negotiated a consultation report to look at reducing Northern Ireland’s rate to bring parity between the borders.   The £1bn deal between the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Theresa May’s minority government has secured a consultation report into the impact of tourism VAT in Northern Ireland. The...

BALPPA may benefit from DUP demands

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The DUP’s unlikely rise in influence could provide BALPPA members with the Brexit they desire. With having the only  land border with the EU, the Northern Irish party is expected to pressure Theresa May for some version of ‘free movement of labour’ - a key issue for BALPPA in the Brexit deal. “From our members we have a very clear mandate...