Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis


Financial journalist, broadcaster & public speaker. Wilkie Collins expert too. Unregulated, unlicensed, and unequivocally for free speech and a free press.

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Britain’s financial regulator @TheFCA  faces criticism this weekend over the “shambolic” listing on the London Stock Exchange of a healthcare company facing allegations that some of its shares were traded fraudulently FCA says it has suspended shares now

As I have said before Insulate Britain wanted people in jail over their environmental protest during COP26 and, presumably, the Govt doesn’t want that. Hence no jail

@MauriceHeard5  It’s not a mobility scheme allowance it is an element for mobility in his DLA or PIP benefit. It is his money. If it is not all needed to buy a Motability vehicle he can use the rest for other mobility needs. Fair and right.

Another top @Moneybox  story by @danwtech  - a graduate overpaid her student loan by £1109 but due to a @HMRCgovuk  error it took the Student Loans Company six years to realise and refund her

Govt considering register for landlords This could be a reasn: UK buy-to-let landlords who have admitted to evading tax on their rental income underpaid an average of £4,480 in tax last year, up 72% from an average of £2,610 underpaid the year before.

Sometimes a picture really is worth 1000 words. Analysis in 2020 found that privatised water companies paid £57bn in dividends to shareholders since their foundation in 1991 to 2019. Now they say they need better infrastructure to stop piping sewage into rivers, lakes, and sea.

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Bend it like Beckham £150m to be the face of Qatar for ten years including the World Cup. Here is the Human Rights Watch report on Qatar earlier this year

The water companies say that without private investors there would be less money to invest in infrastructure.

Environment Minister Rebecca Pow told the Commons on 20 October "From now until 2025, water companies will invest just over £7 billion on environmental improvements in England, and £3 billion of that will be spent on storm overflow improvements...there is a great deal happening"

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60 out of 61 towns picked by Cabinet Minister for financial support were Conservative with average majority 3000 or Conservative targets. Included his own seat.

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Drug firm owned by private equity firm raises price of Lithium tablets for people with mental health issues from £3.22 to £87 a packet.

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Parliamentary committee that would have examined the EU Trade Agreement is closed down by Commons Leader Rees-Mogg

Police raid photographer’s house, seize his memory card and mobile phone, arrest him, and hold him for seven hours after he publishes pictures of a brief protest at a barracks used to house asylum seekers. In the UK.

Chancellor made money from the bets that led to the financial crash

Firm that put half tomatoes in food parcels for poor kids is trying to avoid £113m in tax

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