Hmm; my wife is less likely to be free to look after our own children since she might be forced to find unwanted paid employment due to having no child benefit. Perhaps that's what some people want: force more mothers out to work, willing or otherwise - and, get this, tax their husbands (among others) to pay for the necessary child care]
Why doesn't the state have done with it all and simply hike up taxes to finance a compulsory scheme for all children to be looked after by people other than their parents?
A. G. BRIGHT
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