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December’s economic update

TweetTony Dolphin is the chief economist at the IPPR and a regular contributor to The Guardian and New Statesman. During the autumn statement last month, George Osborne claimed that the UK economy was slowly on the mend; however, the latest data indicates the opposite may be true, despite the economic expansion in the third quarter (Q3) of 2012. It is looking […]

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Economic update – June 2012: The economy – and the government’s policies – going nowhere

The government’s rejection of stimulus measures to promote growth has left the British economy static, with declining growth and increasing inflation.

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