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Spending cuts: the Coalition has a problem with women

The Coalition has a problem with women. According to this morning’s Times/Populus poll, only 17 per cent of them agree with this statement: “Britain has a severe debt crisis and this Government thinks the country’s budget deficit must be dealt with by the time of the next general election”. That’s compared to 26 per cent [...]
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Ed Balls: English votes plan is ‘most un-prime ministerial’ thing Cameron has done

Politics / UK Politics : The Coffee House (18 hours ago)

Ed Balls wanted to spend his Today programme interview talking about his plans to cut the deficit by limiting child benefit increases to 1 per cent and cutting ministerial pay… Continue reading The post Ed Balls: English votes plan ... Read Post

Governments always find tax rises easier than spending cuts

Politics / UK Politics : Telegraph.co.uk Politics Blog (4 years ago)

The Conservatives had promised to close the budget deficit with an 80:20 ratio – 80 per cent spending cuts, that is, to 20 per cent tax rises. The Liberal Democrats wanted 100 per cent spending cuts and 0 per cent tax rises. While t... Read Post

This Just In ...

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

Americans are fine with raising some taxes along with cutting spending in a bid to cut the deficit and the debt. In poll after poll after poll after poll... No wonder those socialists in Britain - aka the Tory... Read Post


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