UK Budget Assessments
2015 Spring Budget: Full Budget Analysis
Date Posted: Sunday 12th April 2015
Spring Budget Analysis (April 2015)
After five years of public sector cuts and welfare reforms – which the Women’s Budget Group has argued time and again have had a disproportionate impact on women, particularly low income women, single mothers, and single women pensioners – the final budget of the Coalition government offered little in the way of succour.
Once again the Budget has featured tax measures which predominantly benefit men alongside the threat of yet more spending cuts to come which will disproportionately disadvantage women.