Early in his Autumn Statement to Parliament on 17th November, the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, announced two new fiscal rules: “…I also confirm two new fiscal rules. The first is that underlying debt must fall as a percentage of GDP by the fifth year of a rolling five-year period. The second is that public sector borrowing over … Continue reading Fiscal Rules – A Scam To Justify Austerity — Editorial
Labour—A ready-made recipe for success?
Peter Brooke What do Mark Drakeford, Labour First Minister in Wales, and the two Labour Metro Mayors - Andy Burnham in Manchester and Steven Rotheram in Liverpool - re-elected in the North of England have in common, apart from getting the best results for Labour in the recent elections? They all signed up to Gordon … Continue reading Labour—A ready-made recipe for success?