When Will They Start Building Affordable Houses?

kamsandhu —  June 7, 2013 — 1 Comment

Thanks to @Sunny_Hundal for highlighting this – “Two Charts Relevant To [yesterday’s] speech”, where Ed Miliband said that he would cap social spending and, in a U-turn, said that he would not reverse some of the measures and cuts David Cameron has enforced, including removing child benefits payments to those earning over £50,000.

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It seems Ed Miliband is also playing into some of the rhetoric of the coalition government, saying “We don’t want worklessness passed down from generation to generation.” For the last time politicians, it isn’t. And there’s proof here.

Not a step in the right direction we fear, Ed.

kamsandhu

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