The stubborn nature of inflation stops the Bank of England from acting, pushes living costs further up and is seemingly ignored by the government.
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Not increasing benefits by 2.2 per cent in April next year would be wrong and more evidence we are most definitely not all in it together, writes Tony Dolphin.
Nigel Stanley assess the IFS’ green budget report, and finds that they are understating the effect of pension changes.
Cormac Hollingsworth reveals the government’s two-faced attitude to pensions; gold-plate the private sector ones, while cutting those of the public sector.
Left Foot Forward’s Alex Hern explains why the 5.2 per cent inflation figure is far lower than that actually experienced by the poorest in society.
Tim Horton and Howard Reed analyse the effect the budget will have on families, looking at whether this is the least ‘family friendly’ government ever.