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Austerity really has hit poor people hardest – the figures prove it | Jonathan Portes14 Mar 5:00am

Austerity really has hit poor people hardest – the figures prove it | Jonathan Portes

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Tax and welfare changes introduced by George Osborne in 2010 will continue to push children into poverty unless we rethinkOn Tuesday, the chancellor announced that the government’s debt would start to fall relative to GDP – a target originally set by George Osborne in 2010. Back then, the then chancellor said “We’re all in this together”, while in 2012 his chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander,
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