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Squeezed middle shown some love as dig-outs give breathing space to struggling families

Mary McCarthy


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There were some decent immediate and long-term dig-outs for families in the Budget, but with higher prices few will break even this year.

The squeezed middle got some love, unlike last year. The tax breaks were some of the biggest ever. There will be more families keen to find out the details compared with previous Budget days as not since the financial crisis have so many households felt pinned to the wall.


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