Little relief for the rich
Chancellor George Osborne's emergency Budget next week (22 June) is likely to be the final piece in the jigsaw of the new coalition Government's plans to tackle Britain's economic crisis. As many observers expected - and given the urgency with which the UK's budget deficit needs to be cut - the Conservative-Liberal Democrat team that took office last month has had very little room to manoeuvre with regard to overturning some of the more controversial aspects of Labour's taxation policies.
The new Tory-Lib Dem Government has been charged with slashing public debt in the coming years. David Wells investigates what this will mean for high earners’ taxes and pension plans
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