Courtesy of Burning Our Money we learn that those earning between £30k and £60k comprise 50 percent of the earning population and pay getting on for two-thirds of the entire tax take.
Probably going to upset a fair number of people now but I have never understood why a family income of £50k per annum needed child tax credits to survive, but I digress. Just wait till the following sinks in thanks to Call Me Dave's abandoning the negation of the NI increase, amongst other things, in his haste to move to another taxpayer-funded house.
The first by-election, say in a year or two, should be interesting - what? The memory of Labour will be too fresh in the electorate's mind so, if they play their cards right, could we see the first UKIP MP possibly?