As the Conservative leadership contest draws to a close, with both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt putting fresh paint on the impossible red lines set out by the Leave campaign, the threat of a a No Deal Brexit is closer than ever. Both candidates are disregarding all the facts about the disastrous consequences this would
The Public Sector Finances bulletin, published this morning by the Office for National Statistics, shows that public sector net borrowing in June 2019 was £7.2 billion – £3.8 billion higher than in June 2018 and the largest June deficit since 2015. In his Spring Statement in March, the Chancellor said the Government would borrow £29.3
This morning, the Office for Budget Responsibility published its Fiscal Risks Report, revealing that the UK will enter a recession if it leaves the EU without a deal. Britain has a dysfunctional economy that stops people getting on and living a happy, secure life. It would be unforgivable to heap further stress and anxiety on
Brexit is exacerbating the failings of the nation’s economy – and yet the main parties are happy to wave it through
Johnson, Raab and Javid are advocating financial ruin – the Tories can in no way claim to be economically competent
By promising to leave without a deal in October they might be impressing the Tory base, but they’ll be signing away this country's prosperity in the process
An untrammelled free market left to its own devices does not automatically lead to an environment in which such productive, innovative and progressive businesses can thrive.
Leaving the EU certainly provides no solutions and will actually make all other problems harder to tackle
In the last couple of years, the Tories have achieved a quite remarkable feat: not only have they managed to reinforce their stereotype of being anti-worker, but now they are increasingly seen as anti-business too
Brexit is proving to be the most important, and most complicated, issue for Britain in a generation.
In our 13 years in office, Labour borrowed £490bn. In half that timeframe, the Tories have borrowed just under three-quarters of a trillion pounds.
We have a patriotic duty to oppose the Brextremists in the Conservative Party