The reform agenda must now be pushed

There were welcome measures in the budget - it was vital to keep reducing the deficit, the avoidance of income tax hikes was correct and there were welcome, if limited, reliefs for households and bus

11th December, 2011

There were welcome measures in the budget - it was vital to keep reducing the deficit, the avoidance of income tax hikes was correct and there were welcome, if limited, reliefs for households and businesses. But the overall approach is not sufficient to get us where we need to be in a few years' time. We need the government to deliver on its promises of reform and - with a few exceptions - it has...

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