BBC’s misleading Tax Credit graphic
October 27, 2015 Leave a comment
The BBC currently use this graphic in Tax Credit articles:
The middle-earning couple are NOT better off due to changes in the Tax Credit system, it has no impact on them whatsoever, so the chart title is deliberately misleading.
The low earning single parent needs to do an extra 20 minutes of work per day to avoid being worse off financially (that’s merely an observation of the mathematics, not a suggestion or endorsement of the policy change).