Impact on women is more than £11bn out of £15bn savings with working tax credit change set to raise burden, study shows.
George Osborne's financial policies are hitting women three times as hard as men, according to research on the impact of his budgets seen by the Guardian.
An analysis of Treasury data by House of Commons Library researchers shows £11.1bn of the £14.9bn raised from the five spending reviews since 2010 comes from women even though they earn less than men on average. Planned changes to tax credits, child benefits and public sector pensions are largely to blame.
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