Peter Hoskin

Different Miliband, similar deceit

Different Miliband, similar deceit
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First, David Miliband was telling Brownies about the public finances.  Now, his brother's at it too.  Here's what he told the Daily Politics earlier:

"Over thirteen years, Labour did increase spending on public services … In the coming five years, the Conservative coalition wants to undo all of that increase in spending.  So they want to return to a time before 1997."

And, even as a percentage of GDP, the Tories are hardly "undoing" all of Labour's spending: