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Did the Budget pass the fairness test from the perspective of women and families?

21 Jul 2010, by in Equality

When we apply the fairness test, our starting point is, rightly, the overall distributional impact according to income level.  But gender and family-friendliness are also important factors when deciding whether the Budget passed the fairness test. The Conservative Manifesto promised to ‘make Britain the most family-friendly country in Europe’.  In a recent speech, Nick Clegg…

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