Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:41 pm on 1st November 2018.

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Photo of Ruth George Ruth George Labour, High Peak 12:41 pm, 1st November 2018

We see the impact of all those cuts in Derbyshire, where elderly people are not receiving care packages, early help for children is being cut and libraries are threatened. Does my hon. Friend agree that the cuts are actually contributing to long-term growth in the numbers of older people in hospital and children being taken into care? The cuts are not only cruel, but a false economy.