Politics and Insights

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He’s not very bright our chancellor, is he? Self-employed people face an increase in their National Insurance (NI) contributions as the Chancellor says he wants to “tackle the unfair burden on people in employment”. 

He could have simply reduced the rate of NI that employees pay instead. He’s a bit of a wally. We did have a period of economic growth last year, second to only Germany, apparently. Good old Tories, eh?  Hurrah! But I wonder who will benefit from that, assuming it’s really a growth in the economy ?It won’t be disabled people claiming Personal Independence Payment (PIP) with severe psychological distress who can’t leave the house, that’s for sure. Or those suffering epilepsy, both types of diabetes and blackouts who need support with their treatments.

All of these conditions in fact: Mood disorders – Other / type not known, Psychotic disorders – Other / type not known, Schizophrenia…

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