So where’s the missing page of the budget?

At a time of a national housing crisis, it seems extraordinary that Michael Noonan made no reference to fixing it in his budget speech

25th October, 2015

At the British Labour Party conference in September 2014, the then party leader Ed Miliband decided to memorise his speech and deliver it without the aid of a teleprompter. He had done this in the past, and it always made for great television.

Unfortunately, as Labour press officers circulated the text to the waiting media, it quickly emerged that Miliband had forgotten whole sections of the speech relating to Britain’s deficit and immigration – both huge...

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