James Forsyth James Forsyth

Labour fails to get bang for its borrowed buck 

The Tories must have been tempted to roar across the Chamber, that all you got Darling? There was little in the speech that we did not know was coming and the overall effect was underwhelming. Indeed, the only numbers that grabbed one’s attention were the debt figures. Also Darling by announcing that the economy will be growing again by the third-quarter of next year has created a yard-stick against which this PBR can be measured.

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