Tuesday 24 January 2017

The right thing

Published 28/11/2011 | 05:00

•A couple of suggestions for the upcoming Budget:

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1) Give wealthy individuals the chance to 'opt out' of the children's allowance. A communication to every recipient of the allowance could be phrased: "Tick the box if you would like to redistribute your children's allowance to parents in greater need."

It could also include the phrase "parents/guardians have the right to reapply to receive the children's allowance at any time".

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