It was the Keynesian era of full employment – when, after all, more people were ‘contributing’ – that delivered ever higher proportions of contributory spend that rose to 71 per cent by the mid-1970s Keynesian collapse.
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An incoming Labour government will need an iron discipline on public spending and a bold plan for growth
In 2010 George Osborne set out his plan to rescue the UK’s economy, but this week we’ll once again see his failure laid bare. He told the country he would balance the books in this parliament, but his failure to get the economy moving again means that whoever is in government after May 2015 will inherit a deficit of over £90 billion.
Comment: Macmillan never quite broke with small ‘c’ conservatism – One Nation Labour must be more dynamic
TweetRichard Carr is a research fellow at the Labour History Research Unit As Ed Miliband’s ‘Mansion Tax’ speech proves, for perhaps the first time Harold Macmillan is in fashion right now. At first glance this is odd – in the 1950s and 1960s he was viewed as a stuffy, Edwardian figure ill-suited to the modern […]
Ed Miliband will try to press home the Labour party’s lead in the polls today in a speech criticising the coalition for its failed economic policies.
Chuka Umunna, Labour MP for Streatham and Ed Miliband’s Parliamentary Private Secretary, outlines his vision for One Nation Labour.