Friday 15 December 2017

Charlie Weston: Privileged wasters must feel the pain, too

AFTER tomorrow's Budget, the old "austerity fatigue" phrase will doubtless be trotted out. By the end of this week we will have had six budgets trying to readjust our state finances and save the economy.

Householders are tired of it all and are suffering from the aforementioned fatigue, we will be told.

Well, let me tell you that is wrong, totally wrong. People in this country are not suffering from austerity fatigue. They are suffering from austerity overload.

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