Tag Archives: government spending

  1. The folly of the Tories parking their tanks on Labour’s Government power lawn

    Leave a comment

    June 3, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    In the aftermath of her loss to Donald Trump, some commentators pointed out that Hillary Clinton might have won had …
    Continue reading

  2. Why public finances cannot be compared to personal finances

    1

    May 26, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Have you ever heard someone compare the public finances to personal finances? Have you ever heard the accusation that Labour …
    Continue reading

  3. Will the main parties ever come clean about their actual tax and spending plans?

    Leave a comment

    April 24, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Yesterday’s election news was dominated for a time by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (an independent think tank aiming to …
    Continue reading

  4. Day one and Labour quickly falls into Tories’ austerity trap

    Leave a comment

    January 6, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Amongst the astonishingly negative start to the General Election campaign yesterday, as the Tories said that Labour would crash the …
    Continue reading

  5. Why has the fall in unemployment led to a FALL in tax receipts?

    4

    October 15, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    In a fascinating article for the Times (click here to read), Ed Conway, the economics editor of Sky News, raises …
    Continue reading

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,202 other followers