A radical look at who pays and who gains in later life
Anna Dixon writes about how age is an outdated criterion for tax and welfare. Future reforms to tax, spending and entitlements need to recognise this.
Nearly every announcement from the Chancellor is quickly followed by an analysis of winners and losers. In the analysis that followed the comprehensive spending review 2015, the NHS was seen to be a winner (at least compared to other areas of public spending – many of which saw further swinging cuts to budgets). But who are the winners and losers between the generations?