'This was a "see no poverty, hear no poverty" budget from a government in denial.
The Chancellor made claim to a truly national recovery throughout his speech but this is a ‘See no poverty, Hear no poverty’ Budget which continues to leave children and the low paid behind.
Three statements made by the Chancellor in in his Budget speech yesterday caught my eye. First, “Child poverty is down”.'
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