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    David Burbage MBE was Leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council from 2007-2016. This blog : Promoted by Geoff Hill on behalf of David Burbage and all other Windsor and Maidenhead Conservative candidates, all of 2 Castle End Farm, Ruscombe, Berkshire RG10 9XQ
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Budget Blues for an unGreen Brown

Posted by davidburbage on March 22, 2007

What a terrible budget. Tax cut – hooray, in theory, but in practice Gord is hitting the poorer earners whilst taking slightly less from medium earners. For a Labour chancellors, taxing the poor more seems perverse, but if it increases the dependency culture (where those who depend on the State will not vote for any diminished support) it might explain it.

There are plenty of other places where the budget is dissected here here and here.

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