The Shadow Chancellor claims that Labour would not just to halt further spending restraint, but try to undo the work of the previous government.
Posts Tagged: Economic policy
Stephen Booth: Why No Deal will only shave a small slice off growth – if we act wisely over the medium-term
Brexit won’t be the most important factor shaping our growth over the next decade or so, whether we leave with an agreement or without one.
“Austerity” has been blurred and misused as a term. If everyone takes its end as a promise of whatever they fancy, it will soon get costly and risky.
It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
When we asked people what mattered most to themselves and their families Brexit dropped to third place, with the cost of living at the top of the list.
Lord Ashcroft’s Conference Diary: How Leave voters reflect – good humouredly, mostly – on being called knuckle-dragging bigots
Plus: Labour anti-semitism, May’s African dancing. Will Mordaunt speak to the conference? And: will Russia take on NATO?
McDonnell is more dangerous than Corbyn – not just because he’s more extreme, but because he is more intelligent
Even the Labour Party itself seems aware that the Shadow Chancellor is visibly more wily than his leader.
WATCH: McDonnell – “The full weight of the Treasury will…take on any vested interest that try to thwart the will of the people”
The Shadow Chancellor praises Corbyn’s “dignity” in the face of “vilification” by the media.
Five task forces cover energising our economy, transforming our public services, building a fairer society, sustaining our democracy and shaping a Global Britain.
Alex Morton: A win for those spending Ministers would be a defeat for the taxpayer – not just Hammond and Truss
The Comprehensive Spending Review has to be seen as a way to reset the narrative. Government need to focus on reform as a positive – not expenditure.
In a balanced economy, the north would produce around £70 billion more. Here is one way to help close that gap.
They assume that no deal would be a disaster, but in fact the £40 billion we’re set to pay the EU could be a real boost to the British economy.
Some on the left – and perhaps the right too – believe this agenda has run out of runway. Here are a few ideas to get it airborne.
We must embrace digital, invest in skills, and build world-class infrastructure. Hammond’s speech to the CBI – full text
“We must rebuild a consensus for the liberal market economy as the best way to deliver future prosperity.”
The Shadow Chancellor outlines some of the measures he is considering to force businesses to share profits and ‘contribute’.