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Those on low-to-middle incomes now face staggering reductions in real wages and cuts to tax credits – the recent Budget offers them very little relief

By Gavin Kelly

Abstract

Despite the government’s stated commitment to fairness, last week’s changes to taxes and benefits will have severe effects on those on low to middle incomes. Gavin Kelly, Chief Executive of the Resolution Foundation, looks at these changes and calls for a deeper understanding of the impacts they will have on families themselves

Topics: HC Economic History and Conditions, HJ Public Finance, JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:35785
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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