The government’s Budget proposals will entrench the injustices it pledged to fight

A steady-as-she-goes approach only widens inequality. 

All the warning lights were flashing red at the recent Budget. The cost of household essentials is spiralling, while the Office for Budget Responsibility predicts a 17 year pay squeeze. The Chancellor has added more to the national debt in his first year than any in history, while the pound weakens. Poverty among children and older people has risen by 700,000 in five years.

Now more than ever we need government action, yet the Budget proposals being debated in parliament this...
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2017-12-18 16:41
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