Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Alistair Darling targets the rich in pre-election Budget

The Times
"Alistair Darling unveiled a nakedly political pre-election Budget today, hoping to use one-off taxes on the rich to delay inevitable cuts in public services until well into what would be Labour's fourth term in office.With barely six weeks to go before an election widely expected on May 6, the Chancellor was unable to conjure up a classic Budget giveaway for voters, his hands tied by record levels of public sector borrowing."

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