Monday, May 03, 2004

A quarter of a century of progress 

God, doesn't time fly? It's been 25 years since Margaret Thatcher came to power.

"Plummeting income tax was an important feature of Mrs Thatcher's era, with the basic rate falling from 33 per cent to 25 per cent, and the higher rate dropping from 83 per cent to 40 per cent."

Ah, tears swell in one's eye.


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