TITLE

OSBORNE'S STEALTH CUTS

AUTHOR(S)
Heng, Simon
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;7/1/2010, Issue 1825, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the emergency budget announced by British Chancellor George Osborne which proposes cuts in public spending by the government. The author believes that raising value-added tax (VAT) to 20% will impact lower-income groups and cuts in public spending will adversely affect social care and support services. The author says that people with disabilities will have a tough time in living independently.
ACCESSION #
52419425

 

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