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Dont Lecture us on the economy Nick and Dave

I’m fed up with being lectured on the economy. And by people who either dont know the truth, or dont care. I agree that Labour didnt tell the truth at the last election. We didnt tell people what a great … Continue reading

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Public Sector Pensions – ripe for the cull?

News reports today (Wednesday 15th June) indicate that public sector pensions are going to be next on the chopping block. The Office of Budget Responsibility report released yesterday says that the costs of paying them are “unsustainable” and “unaffordable”. The … Continue reading

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Cuts or Growth? We can’t have both

So we now have the definitive answer from the Office of Budget Responsibility – George Osborne’s version of making the Bank of England independent.  Growth will be lower than forecast in the budget. So naturally that means that Alistair Darling … Continue reading

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