23 October 2010

The broadest shoulders that are to bear the biggest burdens turn out to belong to the poor. Spreading the burden fairly turns out to be shafting the poor.

The Institute of fiscal studies (IFS) has shown through the complexity that the spending review changes fall disproportionately on the poor. There is a summary here and the details here.

I think that, basically, the Tory Libdem way of dealing with the deficit turns out to be sod the poor and vulnerable.

Never mind, the bankers have got their bonuses again.