Mark Wadsworth

Blog URL:http://markwadsworth.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Land Value Tax, Cows, Humour, Statistics, Taxation, Economics, Libertarianism, Simplification
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:London
Location:London

Economics and cow attacks.



Latest Blog Posts



From the BBC:Gang-related violence has plummeted in London since the 2011 riots despite a recent spike in violent crime, according to new figures.There have been 89 violent deaths in London since January and violent crime has risen by 40% since 2010.

From the BBC:The mayor of London has urged the government to follow New York's example and allow a cap on the number of minicabs in the capital. Sadiq Khan said an increase in private hire cabs needed to be halted to combat congestion and improve air...

From the BBC:A council which spent nearly £1m buying and relocating a church wants to use the site for 23 new car parking spaces... Council documents valued the church at £350,000 but, at the time of purchase, the site's redevelopment potential pus...

Who buys new cars?

on Aug 15, 2018 in: Advertising, Cars

Emailed in by MBK, from The Times:Here’s a surprising thing. The average age of a new car buyer in the UK is 54. The majority of new cars are bought by people in their fifties, sixties and seventies. The average age of a new Ford buyer, for example...

From the BBC:Figures obtained by BBC News NI show the number of alcohol-related deaths in Northern Ireland is the highest on record. Between 2001 and 2016, more than 3,500 deaths in Northern Ireland were attributed to alcohol.Coroner Joe McCrisken sa...

H/t Lola, from The Herald:Business leaders have warned the tax burden on high street shops is disproportionately high. Ms Davidson said: “The retail sector currently makes up 5 per cent of the UK economy but pays 25% of all business rates, over £7...

From the BBC:A builder has been accused of causing £4m of damage by ripping apart five new homes with a digger... Daniel Neagu, 30, from Athelstone Road in Harrow, north-west London, has been charged with causing criminal damage.I call bullshit.I'm...