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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Paying for social care as we live longer cannot be paid for by raising council tax,says the Institute for Fiscal Studies (whofundsyou? green)

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With so many MPs resigning and standing down there are many opportunities to get a safe seat. Read to end if you want the Labour paragraph.

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Trapped with my ex. Read the BBC III story by @harvey94  and as featured on @Moneybox  this weekend.

Why the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill needs more scrutiny than Parliament was allowed to give it when it was dropped by the Government

Taxpayer must pay penalty for a mistake on self-assessment form even though it was due to employer giving him wrong information

Using e-cigarettes is safer than smoking - most things are - but it is more dangerous than not using them and no one knows how bad the long term effects will be and remember who sells them - the tobacco industry that kills 80,000 people in UK every year.

The pink diamond scam - no justice for woman who lost £400,000 buying 21 low grade diamonds. Listen to "Anatomy of a Fraud" on File on Four @BBCRadio4  at 8pm tonight with @Moneybox 's very own @danwtech . Read more

Ant and Dec are related - why is anyone surprised?

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How are jihadi groups funded? Government report too sensitive to publish as it reportedly mentions Saudi Arabia

Of course not all Leavers are racists. That would be a terrible thought. But all racists now think 52% of the population agree with them.

24 July 2019: Queen makes Boris Johnson Prime Minister on the basis that he can command a majority of the House of Commons. 28 August 2019: Boris Johnson asks the Queen to suspend Parliament because he can't.

Billionaire brexiteer takes as much as he can from EU before UK leaves

Be careful what you wish for ‘The document, marked “official sensitive” — requiring security clearance on a “need to know” basis — reveals that 29 of the 33 areas most vulnerable to job losses if the UK crashes out of the European Union voted leave.’

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What a sad state we are in when the PM’s statements have to be fact checked and sadder still how wanting they turn out to be.

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Energy Minister Claire Perry claims housing allowance of £9468 for her three children, one 17, two of them adults. Her Government will not provide welfare benefits for third children of poor families. Ms Perry earns £111,148 a year

HMRC admits it spares the rich and well connected the embarrassment of court action but clamps down on the rest of us. It makes financial sense it says.

Govt delays state pension age rise announcement until after the election despite law which says "report must be published before 7 May 2017"

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