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IFS on the first Conservative budget, backed by Lib Dems, 2010.
"..the coalition may say its budget is progressive, but the experts seem to disagree..
Budget 2010: the IFS analysis of the effect on the poor
Is the budget really as "progressive" as George Osborne would claim? See what the Institute for Fiscal Studies says
"The seeming contrast between Alistair Darling's raid on the rich and George Osborne's squeeze on the poor will make deeply uncomfortable reading for many a Liberal Democrat. Nick Clegg floundered badly on the radio this morning as John Humphrys put it to him that the budget could not be described as anything other than regressive when it clobbered the poor more than anyone else."