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Young, Gifted And Ignored

Instead, like all recent governments, both left- and right-leaning, this budget has prioritised the wealthy old over the poorer young. The higher-rate tax threshold will be increased to £50k, the Triple Lock stays until at least 2020, pensioner incomes will continue to overtake those of the working population, gas-guzzling is prioritised over low-carbon sustainable transport, roads over rail, and nuclear over renewables.