We have a deficit of over £100 billion. We have record household debt. We need an Affordability Commission.
Posts Tagged: Public Spending
Greg Clark MP: The Chancellor, Warwickshire’s Izzi Seccombe, Coventry’s Ann Lucas – and the benefits of working together
The Chancellor praised senior Labour councillors on Monday. Conservative Warwickshire and Labour Coventry are also showing the benefits of working together.
Photo-opportunities with Angelina Jolie are no substitute for military preparedness.
Voters should remember the damage that the Blair and Brown-led governments are responsible for.
Surrey County Council has taken a massive leap in the wrong direction.
Priti Patel MP: This is the most successful Euro-sceptic government since Thatcher’s. So vote Conservative on Thursday.
Miliband and Labour are relying on divisions on the Right to prop them up. Let’s not give the them that satisfaction.
Yes, interest rates are bound to rise. But I am optimistic about the economy – though we still need, as ever, to boost the savings rate.
London has morphed into an economic giant, creating a black hole, sucking in the best talent from the rest of the UK.
The short answer: no. They’re simply being asked to deliver a bit more for the same amount of money.
Jeremy Lefroy MP: Evidence suggests that our Government, not the EU, controls public spending in Britain
Analysis of how our money is spent doesn’t support the claim that the oountry is run from Brussels.
The scale of the national debt shows that politicians cannot be trusted to deal responsibly with the public finances.
As we gather for our conference, there are signs that our message on tax, spending, welfare and the EU referendum is also cutting through.
Evidence from almost 20 OECD countries suggests that the claims of Ministers to the contrary are unsubstantiated.
The current enthusiasm for income tax cuts is in danger of getting out of hand.
It’s time to increase tax thresholds, extend the one per cent cap on public sector pay, and cut welfare spending for better-off people.