BLOOMBERG: U.K. Tax Rebellion Reminds May Brexit Allies Remain a Threat

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Release date: 9/3/2017

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“If they get this stroppy about a minor increase in tax for self-employed people, imagine how stroppy they’re going to get when Angela Merkel demands something significant in the Brexit negotiations,” said Rob Ford, professor of politics at Manchester University. “The only reason they’ve been behaving is that up till now she’s given them essentially everything they want.”

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TitleU.K. Tax Rebellion Reminds May Brexit Allies Remain a Threat
Media name/outletBloomberg
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date9/03/17
Description“If they get this stroppy about a minor increase in tax for self-employed people, imagine how stroppy they’re going to get when Angela Merkel demands something significant in the Brexit negotiations,” said Rob Ford, professor of politics at Manchester University. “The only reason they’ve been behaving is that up till now she’s given them essentially everything they want.”
URLhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-09/u-k-tax-rebellion-reminds-may-her-brexit-allies-remain-a-threat
PersonsRobert Ford