Just now in the budget speech… And I have to say it was rather quiet on the Labour and SNP benches opposite. Although as Torcuil points out…
A national living wage of £9 by 2020, starting at £7.20 next year.Nat min wage is £6.70 now. Not a living wage when tax credits are cut
— Torcuil Crichton (@Torcuil) July 8, 2015
… the message will be the same: no need to vote Labour any more: the one nation,
liberal Tories have hit town… It takes care of a major plank in at least one of the contenders for the next Labour leadership…
— Liz Kendall (@LizforLeader) June 30, 2015
But, hey, seriously? Where is the anti austerity platform when the pro Austerity party starts calling an end to austerity in the national budget (and at the beginning rather than the end of its guaranteed five year term)?
[Knuckle under and suck it up as best you can? – Ed]