Are we really all in this together?

The well respected Institute for Fiscal Studies has analysed the figures from the Chancellor’s Autumn statement last week. They show that the poorest in society are taking on the biggest burden as a result of the Coalition Government’s policies.

This graph sums and illustrates their approach:

In addition the Autumn statement is projected to make the richest in society better off when taking pre-announced figures into account. Even if you agree with the Coalition Government’s way of dealing with the deficit, is it right that the poorest in society are paying and suffering more than those who are wealthier and have more ability to pay?

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