No, this isn’t an ‘incompetent, hopeless, out of touch …. pledge-breaking … ‘ government, they’ve done exactly what they planned to do. Everything else in this blog I agree with.

Vox Political



(This was originally posted on Vox Political in January this year. A lot has happened since then. I rediscovered it today while I was going through material for the second VP book collection, and thought it might be worthwhile to put it back up and ask whether people thought it was a more – or less – realistic prediction of the future under a Conservative government. Would the Tories be more extreme if they got into power?)

What does the future have in store for the UK, if the Conservatives win the 2015 election?

It seems sensible to conclude my loose series on the current changes to social security benefits – see here, here, here, here and here – by taking a look at what we know they have planned, and what we can reasonably expect from them. Some of this comes from the document ‘2020…

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