Thursday February 20, 2020

We need reality not more false promises

The latest official economic figures show that the government has been getting ahead of itself in its general declarations that the economy is on the up and tax cuts are on the way.

16th March, 2014

T he latest official economic figures show that the government has been getting ahead of itself in its general declarations that the economy is on the up and tax cuts are on the way. The basic job of restoring confidence is not yet completed. Recent jobs figures did, indeed, give cause for optimism. But last week's data for the wider economy tell us that consumer sentiment remains flat and the momentum of a normal recovery...

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