By Candice Krieger, April 23, 2009
Nick Leslau, chairman and chief executive of property company Prestbury Investment Holdings:
“It all feels terribly lame to me. Taxing high earners is so wonderfully old Labour.
“Who, driving a ten-year-old car, can afford a new one to claim their scrap reward? If they can then they probably could have bought a new one without any help. It is all so marginal. I am relieved that huge cuts in public spending are planned, but highly cynical as to whether they will be achieved.