Welfare-state blues

Knight, Robin; Bartal, David
February 1993
U.S. News & World Report;2/22/93, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p13
Reports that John Major's British government has launched a `fundamental review' to find some way to dismantle an edifice that threatens to wreck the entire economy. State pensions, unemployment and child benefits, free university education and the national health service are all to be probed. The reason; Welfare spending; Labour Party members say the review will lead to declining services; The deficit in Sweden.


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