Was Margaret Thatcher a Mrs. Scrooge as somebody put it? No, not nearly so. Admittedly, she cut government expenditure, but she failed to go below the Attlee-era spending levels. She also didn't cut taxes in general, even if she did cut some tax rates:
Most remarkably, benefit spending increased as a share of the government expenditure during the Thatcher era:
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