There is an enormous weight of expectation riding on George Osborne’s speech on Tuesday. But in the meantime, it looks as if voters – even Labour ones according to our poll – have not only accepted that public spending at the level we have seen cannot continue, but don’t even want it to.
Our Founder and Chairman, Toby Baxendale has commented there:
What we need is not just a debate about what services should be cut back, but actually about how we should fund services i.e. alternatives to the blanket taxpayer funding that we have become accustomed to since the War.
Here is one suggestion I offer to the readers of Conservative Home; how about the privatisation of the entire welfare budget to Friendly Societies?