I can’t help thinking that this Daniel Hannan blogpost, which includes specific reference to the lobbying activities of Christian Aid, may in part be a response to the twittering of BBC Home Affairs correspondent Matt Prodger.
(H/t George R)
More revealing tweets from a BBC journalist, this time BBC Home Affairs correspondent Matt Prodger:
The Tobin tax is a good idea because of those who oppose it:
An appearance by the Taxpayers’ Alliance on Radio 4 drew this response:
He doesn’t dislike all lobby groups, though:
Taxing the rich is a recurring theme in Prodger’s tweets:
(The above one links to lefty “tax justice” campaigner Richard Murphy. See Guido for more on him.)
He seems to have a bit of an agenda, wouldn’t you say?