Making work pay – how taxes should work better for the ‘squeezed middle’

by Stephen Tall on July 31, 2012

The Resolution Foundation helped give birth to the phrase ‘squeezed middle’: that group of low-income individuals and families just above the threshold to qualify for most welfare help, but only just able to make ends meet, and always in danger of slipping back into poverty. Today they’ve published a report written by Paul Johnson, Director […]

In other news… Lib Dem police commissioner candidates, Lady Steel’s pink jaguar tattoo, & other stories

by Stephen Tall on July 31, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past few days… Nick O’Shea named as Lib Dem Surrey Crime Commissioner candidate (BBC News) Nick O’Shea is a businessman and former Mole Valley District Councillor. … Commissioners, to be elected in England and Wales in November, will oversee the […]