September 12, 2009

THE INTERCHANGEABILITY OF THE ANGLOSPHERE:

Cut public spending, say voters (Jonathan Oliver, David Smith and Marie Woolf, 9.13/09, Times of London)

Voters are overwhelmingly in favour of cutting public spending rather than tax rises to close the budget black hole, a Sunday Times/YouGov poll finds today.

Sixty per cent want to shrink the size of the state to curb the £175 billion deficit amid mounting government disarray over the public finances. [...]

The findings will put further pressure on Gordon Brown, who has already announced plans for increases in income tax for the wealthy and in National Insurance.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 12, 2009 4:37 PM
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