Austerity X-Factor

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19 Aug 2010

In another example of the British government’s contempt for democracy (see Tuesday’s post) the public is being given the choice of voting on which cuts they prefer of the 44,000 suggestions evidently submitted to the Treasury. Even these ideas will simply be “considered” rather than binding.

The choice of whether or not to have austerity was of course never offered to the public – even in the recent general election.