Social Value Budget day
Every year there is a huge amount of excitement around the Annual Budget. Along with the autumn statement, the event is a landmark in the political calendar and is preceded by weeks of speculation how it will affect business and people’s standard of living.
Of course this is very important but policies to increase income and change taxes are only part of the picture. Income is an important part of our wellbeing but other things contribute as well. Health, security, education, culture, community relations and the environment all play a part and often inform people’s voting intentions.