Alistair Darling's tax raid on middle class - papers


Alistair Darling used Labour's last Budget before the election to carry out a £19bn tax raid on the middle classes to help pay Britain's record debt.

Just weeks before the country is due to go to the polls, the Chancellor warned the well off that they must pay their "fair share", according to The Telegraph. Such is the scale of public debt, w...

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