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Economists advise government to call general election next year

Leading economists have said that the government should call a general election next year, when the economy is likely to be in its best ever shape.

27th August, 2005

Leading economists have said that the government should call a general election next year, when the economy is likely to be in its best ever shape.

The main risk of waiting until the summer of 2007 is that mortgage rates may have reached a five-year high by then, ac cording to Dan McLaughlin, chief economist at Bank of Ireland.

“By waiting until 2007, the government could be facing the peak of the interest rate cycle and...

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