Heathrow accuses Sunak of tarnishing Britain’s reputation with tourist tax

Sir Jacob Rees-Mogg, a former business secretary, said: “It [the tourist tax] costs more than it raises. It’s an economically inefficient tax. Foreign visitors coming and spending money on all sorts of other things is very beneficial, so I would certainly encourage the Government to scrap it. “If the Treasury took a more dynamic approach, […]

King’s shoemaker criticises Rishi Sunak’s tourist tax as losses continue

The chief executive of Britain’s oldest shoemaker has blamed Rishi Sunak’s controversial “tourist tax” for holding back its recovery since the pandemic, after auditors warned about its future. Auditors said there was a “material uncertainty” over Tricker’s “ability to continue as a going concern” after the 194 year-old business posted a pre-tax loss of £311,365 in […]

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