In one sentence
What you'll see is what you'll get. That's the message coming from the Treasury this morning. They insist that even after the experts have thumbed through the Red Book of figures and forecasts and got their calculators out they will not find a hidden tax rise. So what can you expect from the man who has no money to give away and dare not raise much in taxes?
I'll try to sum it up in a sentence : Booze and gas guzzlers pay to cut child and fuel poverty.