Better than ever promised

Hirsch, Donald
March 2005
New Statesman;3/21/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4732, p12
Comments on Britain's Chancellor Gordon Brown's spending plans. Suggestion that Brown should have pledged to steeply raise health spending, education spending, poor children's relative incomes and poor pensioners' relative incomes, as well as gently squeeze the rich; Overview of the big shortfalls in the Brown record; Mention of this year's generous council tax refund to pensioners; Attitudes of older people regarding their sense of well-being.


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