The proposal has been dismissed as “incoherent” and “bizarre” by pensions experts.
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September 18 is decision day for Scotland: build a prosperous future on foundation of the pound, or take a leap into the unknown
It is now clear the only way to retain sterling as the anchor of our future prosperity is to keep Scotland within the United Kingdom.
When this happens our economy will recover, just as it did after the all too temporary devaluations of 1931 and 1992.
Yesterday was probably a good day to bury bad news. It was also very probably an opportune moment to promote a bad policy in the hope that it would slip under the radar of those with critical voices.
While I don’t believe the criticism Osborne has received is in any way a distraction from the wider issues (if anything it’s an indictment of his inability to empathise with disabled shoppers), I thought it worth a quick look at just how out of touch this government is policy wise.
Nigel Farage, generally considered to be to the Right of the Conservative Party, is advocating expansionist Bank of England policies, and “maximum employment”.
IPPR’s Amna Silim presents the latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for December 2012.
IPPR’s Amna Silim presents the latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for November 2012.
IPPR’s Amna Silim presents the latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for October 2012.
Cormac Hollingsworth investigates the ins and outs of the new borrowing figures which are now back to record 2009 levels.