UK Budget Assessments
2014 Spring Budget: Full Budget Analysis
Date Posted: Tuesday 13th May 2014
2014 Spring Budget
The coalition’s latest Budget of March 19th 2014 claims to be for ‘for the makers, the doers, and the savers’; to ensure that ‘hardworking people keep more of what they earn – and more of what they save’ and to ensure ‘economic security for the people of Britain.’ Whilst these claims have popular appeal, in practice they often exclude carers and those on low incomes, as demonstrated by many of the measures in this Budget.