It’s a shame the government has to mess around millions of low paid workers for a relatively small amount of political capital.
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The government say they are committed to decarbonisation and that they want to move away from coal. But in reality their policies are improving the economics of coal and undermining the transition to a low-carbon system.
Cameron’s invoking of the Green Investment Bank in defence of his government’s environmental record is ironic given the limitations placed on it by his government.
Quantitative easing and ‘loose’ monetary policy have not been successful in boosting UK export performance.
Whilst I’m no fan of the chancellor, what he will say tomorrow will be a perfectly rationale defence of the interests of the rest of the UK if Scotland voted for independence.
There was plenty of data out this week suggesting a bleaker economic picture than that painted by the government and the media.
The chancellor has given up on any rebalancing of the economy and has fallen back on what can only lead, further down the line, to another crash.
I won’t be playing the world’s smallest violin for those affected by the proposed 50p tax rate, and neither should you.