(As always :-))
The budget left me depressed, demoralised and completely down. I was a "winner" financially but feel patronised (who really believes all that "working people" nonsense when the cuts to tax credits will hit so hard) and disenfranchised.
I work alongside emergency duty social workers earning less than £40,000 who have to deal nightly with suicidal people wandering the train tracks, children needing emergency foster care and mental health patients who should be sectioned for their own protection, needing beds that no longer exist. Despite coping with an incredibly stressful job these dedicated professionals, along with the rest of the public sector (nurses, teachers, librarians, firemen) are now being told that we are not doing work that is worth a jot to the country.
I'm bowing out for the time being. Good luck to you all. :-)