The parable of those who take [beings or forces] other than God for their protectors is that of the spider which makes for itself a house: for behold, the frailest of all houses is the spider's house. If only they understood this! (Quran 29:41)
3 October 2011
Our salvation from economic misery at work
Firstly this 'help for small businesses' is an appalling idea, it effectively tells banks that you can lend money to whoever you want if it goes wrong the state will bail you out. As if that's never went wrong before. And apparently Osborne "attempted to align the Conservatives with middle Britain by extending a council tax freeze for a second year, saving a typical family £72 a year." Except that the VAT rise will cost families £448 - £525 (depending on who adds up) a year.