Rachel Reeves will echo Ed Balls and Ed Miliband’s recent calls for “fiscal credibility” being key to Labour “earning people’s trust back” in a speech tomorrow.
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The deficit is now set to be8.4 per cent oin 2012/3, missing Osborne’s original projection by a full 50 per cent, and one quarter above the original Darling projection
The USA is about to have a lower public debt than the UK, for the first time; Cormac Hollingsworth looks at why that may have happened.
Alex Hern uses George’s Marvellous Deficit Calculator to examine what the news of GDP contraction means for the government’s flagship deficit reduction program
With George’s Marvellous Deficit Calculator you can predict the deficit in 2012/3 from growth in 2012
Ed Balls defended Labour’s new direction last night, insisting he would not make promises he couldn’t keep and could be trusted to make the big decisions.
Cormac Hollingworth explains to George Osborne how rising unemployment and recession are increasing the deficit, and how jobs and growth will cut it. Simples.
George Irvin argues that Labour shouldn’t have bought in to the narrative about debt, and presents the true economic position.
Ed Miliband will today warn only Labour can deliver fairness in straitened times, and that whoever wins the next election will have to deal with a big deficit.
Daniel Hannan and that ‘there are no public sector cuts’ brigade are being perverse. By their framing, we could end up much poorer & they could declare victory.