What a cheek! BBC online reports: Darling 'U-turn' on 10p tax. I don't recall Alistair previously announcing anything relating to the 10p income tax band - neither its creation or abolition. In a certain sense that was at the heart of the political storm which now looks as though it is over. Surely, he should get the credit for dealing with compensating the estimated 5.3 mln 10p losers in such as expeditious manner? Reported details of the package are set out here.