UK policy favours the old over the young
Professor Len Shackleton quoted in the Independent
Mark Littlewood writes for The Times
Emma Revell writes for The Telegraph
Emma commented on the recently proposed increase in National Insurance Contributions to fund social care which would unfairly shift the burden of funding on the young working population.
Emma said: “The proposed hike in National Insurance contributions to pay for social care – a tax increase which would fall on the shoulders of working people while funding care for the elderly who are exempt from NICs – is the latest in a seemingly endless trickle of policies which, if not designed to give the young a deliberate kicking, at least don’t seem to care whether they get caught in the crossfire“.
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