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EU calls on Britain to raise taxes on high-value homes

The European Commission has called on Britain to raise taxes on higher value properties, build more houses, and consider "adjusting" the Help to Buy scheme

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John Baron: 'Thank but no thanks' for EU advice

Conservative MP John Baron has the EU should have "more pressing concerns" than offering the UK advice on how to manage its affairs.

Mr Baron, a prominent eurosceptic, was reacting after the EU made a series of recommendations for the UK, including increasing council tax on expensive homes and tweaking the Help to Buy scheme.

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