Budget 2011: A footnote to the existing agenda, but the public is waking up to the attack on the welfare state
Richard Hyman offers this short comment on the 2011 Budget in light of Saturday’s demonstrations in London.
Last week’s budget was a footnote to the agenda already in place. The rise in VAT to 20 per cent is a regressive tax that hits hardest those with the most limited means. The savage public expenditure cuts could cause […]