Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg have rejected claims the Spending Review cuts were “unfair”
But Mr Cameron said higher earners would pay more, while Mr Clegg said those who called the measures unfair “were not being straight with people”.
“Frankly they are frightening people and that is not right,” said Mr Clegg during a joint visit to Nottingham.
And Chancellor George Osborne said that, including June’s Budget measures, the top 10% of earners would be hit hardest, although everyone would have to make a contribution to cutting the deficit.
Labour called the