Don’t believe the coalition hype. The so-called ‘cost of living crisis’ is far from over, writes James Bloodworth.
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If we look at the small print of the OBR document (table 1.5), it actually says that GDP per capita is not expected to return to its pre-recession peak until 2017.
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.
The future of young people and the British economy are intertwined and inseparable; however, the future of both is uncertain.
Ed Balls’ latest Guardian article is an interesting one.
The UK construction industry has shrunk by ten per cent under the coalition and construction output is now at its lowest level since 1998, according to new analysis by the TUC.
New data and projections from the OECD starkly portrays the differing approaches to austerity in the US and UK. The red line shows the US, the blue line shows the UK.
While cuts are inevitable, there are ways to rebalance cuts towards those with the broadest shoulders. Public sector jobs are not the problem.