Perspectives from an English Historian who just happens to be Gay, Catholic, and a Democratic Socialist. Now back in the UK after 20 years of living in the United States. The Blog is eclectic in covering all these sides of my Life. Follow on Twitter at PaulBHalsall
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
The UK Budget
It was at least a Labour budget - not vindictive against the poor.
Sadly, I still think the Tories will win the next election, and I expect to see the sheer vindictiveness of that party on display. In terms of tax rates, the Lib Dem proposal to lift income taxes altogether from low paid workers was the best and should have been adopted.