'Pernicious tosh' of top-up fee defenders 2

April 10, 2008

Your leader states that "it is right that those who personally benefit should pay when they are able and that those who do not should not be taxed for someone else's privilege". This is pernicious tosh that undermines any notion of social solidarity and public good. I am taxed to pay for all sorts of things that as a childless man in good health I do not use, and for which some users might be able to pay, but I accept this state of affairs. That is the price of living in a civilised society.

Andrew Connell, Cardiff.

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