If you want a real life example of how Gordon Brown’s tax and benefits system is corrupting morality you need look no further than today’s News of the World. Reporter Philip Whiteside profiles the example of a couple that have chosen to split up because they are £878 a month better off as a result. This is the problem that Iain Duncan Smith’s social justice report was attempting to begin to address. Read the full story here.
The Sunday Telegraph has a poll that shows a clear majority believing that it is right for Government to support marriage (57% to 35%) but a smaller majority in favour of using tax allowances to do so (49% to 44%).