22 Mar 2015

UK gears up for close result in May election

From Sunday Morning, 7:48 am on 22 March 2015

This week UK Chancellor George Osbourne released his pre-election Budget package - promising a sharper squeeze on public spending and cutting welfare benefits by 12-billion pounds. Tim Bale is professor of politics at Queen Mary University of London and the author of The Conservative Party from Thatcher to Cameron, and The Conservatives since 1945: the Drivers of Party Change. He is a former lecturer in politics at Victoria University.