Entries by Caroline Davey from 01/2013

'Family Friendly' Britain? It's Not Looking That Way in 2013

| Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Politics

While it may seem obvious on many levels that of course the government should take money from higher earners in a difficult economic environment - in particular when one of the other political debates raging at the moment is about introducing real-terms benefit cuts for those on the lowest incomes, a move likely to plunge even more children into poverty - it has always struck me as singularly unfair that the only higher earners being asked to pay more are those with children.