Chris Leslie is chair of Labour’s backbench Treasury Committee and was shadow Chancellor in 2015.
All this proposal does is shift the cliff edge for businesses back from 2019 to 2021.
There is a reason self-employed workers are treated differently.
Rising prices and lost markets are hard to ignore.
The new Chancellor should set out an investment plan in a "Summer Statement".
The UK doesn't need to vote Leave to address concerns - practical solutions are already emerging.
George Osborne's next budget may be a zombie one, warns Chris Leslie.
Far from U-Turning, Osborne has simply changed the way he hits the working poor.
Politics is the art of the possible. Jeremy Corbyn offers the implausible, warns Chris Leslie.
My priority in the run-up to the budget will be relief for middle and lower earners. But George Osborne looks determined to give a handout to the rich.
We created a false impression that we somehow wanted the state to run, control or own multiple markets – rather than champion their repair. That must never happen again.