Craig Mackinlay MP - New proposals to encourage pension saving

The document from HM Treasury published in July 2015 “Strengthening the incentive to save: a consultation on pensions tax relief” has been out for consultation for some time, with replies sought until 30th September 2015. We should be able to glean the direction of travel that HM Treasury is considering within. This paper is in response to that document and the multitude of published views across various think tank bodies such as the IEA and industry professionals.

Inivitation to meet Daniel Hannan

Monday, 11 January, 2016Invitation to meet Dan Hannan MEP - Royal Temple Yacht Club, Ramsgate - Friday 15th January 2016 - 7.30pm

Struggles of Ramsgate Fishermen raised in Parliament

Member of Parliament for South Thanet, Craig Mackinlay, used the opportunity last week to raise the realities of economic life faced by Ramsgate Fishermen in Parliament last week. Speaking in a Westminster Hall debate, Mr Mackinlay outlined the main problems facing the local industry.

Town Shed makes impact

Craig Mackinlay has praised the professionalism and impact of the Town Shed, following a visit to the community-led project on 11th November.

Craig Mackinlay MP - Call to end inconvenient tax

Craig Mackinlay, Member of Parliament for South Thanet is launching a national campaign to exempt local authority run public loos from Business rates. For parish and town councils, the non-domestic rates bill can be a significant total of the entire local precept.

The country's best South Asian restaurant

The Flavours by Kumar in South Thanet has been nominated by Craig Mackinlay MP, to take part in the prestigious Tiffin Cup competition to find the best South Asian Restaurant in the country.


Dover District Council has raised objections to the use of the former Manston Airport site for HGV traffic bound for Port of Dover.  “We have major reservations about the practicalities of the proposal and the resources that will be required to implement it,” said Cllr Nigel Collor, Portfolio Holder for Access& Licensing.